Examining Emotional Intelligence Amongst Mid-Level Managers of the Ready Made Garments Sector of Bangladesh

International Journal of Management (IJM) Volume 11, Issue 8, August 2020, pp. 821-836, Article ID: IJM_11_08_074

16 Pages Posted: 16 Mar 2021

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Alam Tareque

Bangladesh University of Professionals (BUP)

Nazrul Islam

School of Business, Canadian University of Bangladesh

Date Written: 2020

Abstract

It is a pilot study, part of a thesis, where we attempted to find out emotional intelligence's four construct’s, Self-emotional awareness, recognizing others’ emotions and use of it, Identifying, Managing and Use of Emotions, Regulation of Emotion. Relationship with the leadership behaviors amongst the mid-level managers of readymade garments Bangladesh. The research used quantitative methodology, adopted survey method for collecting data. Four hundred and seventy (470) managers and same numbers (470) of workers who worked under those managers had been surveyed through structured questionnaires in fifty RMG factories at Dhaka. Ten managers and ten workers were selected at random from each factory making it a total 940. We used SPSS to analyze the data. The result showed Use of Emotions had no significant role in determining the type of leadership behaviors likely to be practiced by mid-level managers of the RMG Bangladesh. The managers were also not well acquainted with the term emotional intelligence therefore, their use of it as a tool for leadership had been negligible.

Keywords: Emotional Intelligence, Leadership Behaviour, RMG, Bangladesh

Suggested Citation

Tareque, Alam and Islam, Nazrul, Examining Emotional Intelligence Amongst Mid-Level Managers of the Ready Made Garments Sector of Bangladesh (2020). International Journal of Management (IJM) Volume 11, Issue 8, August 2020, pp. 821-836, Article ID: IJM_11_08_074, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3774139

Alam Tareque (Contact Author)

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Nazrul Islam

School of Business, Canadian University of Bangladesh ( email )

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