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Emotional Intelligence as a Forecaster of Job Satisfaction amongst the Faculty of Professional Institutes of Central Indian City, Indore

Author Affiliations

  • 1Maharaja Ranjit Singh College of Professional Sciences Hemkunt Campus, Indore, MP, INDIA
  • 2 Prestige Institute of Management and Research, Indore, MP, INDIA
  • 3 Altius Institute of Professional Sciences, Indore, MP, INDIA
  • 4 Arihant Institute of Management Studies, Indore, MP, INDIA

Res. J. Management Sci., Volume 1, Issue (1), Pages 37-43, August,6 (2012)

Abstract

Emotional intelligence and job satisfaction are two concepts of high interest in the modern work environment. They serve as a competitive edge in personal and organizational life. The education system or the teaching profession is one of those within which, the individuals could reap great advantage from the knowledge of emotional intelligence owing to recurrent human communication that exists among them. It has been found that lack of job satisfaction leads to lower productivity, higher absenteeism, poor judgment, defensive behavior, hostility, reduction in creativity, and job turnover. The study was designed to examine the relationship between faculty members’ emotional intelligence and their job satisfaction among the professional institutes of Central Indian City Indore, M.P. The findings of the study showed that there was no significant relationship between faculty member’s emotional intelligence and their job satisfaction. The study also revealed that among the components of emotional intelligence there was a significant impact of Self-Emotion Appraisal (SEA) and Other Emotion Appraisal (OEA) on job satisfaction. On the other hand, the impact of Use of Emotions (UOE) and Regulation of Emotions (ROE) on job satisfaction was found to be insignificant. The implications of the findings are discussed in the paper.

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