Exploring Association Between Emotional Intelligence And Job Satisfaction Of Subject Specialists

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Dr. Farah Deeba, Amna Saleem, Shabnam Noor


The purpose of the present study was to explore the association between emotional intelligence and job satisfaction of subject specialists of public higher secondary schools of district Lahore. For this purpose, a five-point Likert type scale, an emotional intelligence scale, and a Job Satisfaction Scale was used to measure emotional intelligence and job satisfaction respectively. The demographic variables were gender, locality, subject, academic qualification, age, and teaching experience whose percentages were calculated. Each scale was split into four components of each variable and then percentage responses mean, standard deviation, skewness, and kurtosis were applied to study the statistics of these variables. The mean score of financial matters was the lowest and that of understanding was the highest. The zero value of skewness and kurtosis showed that the data was normal. Furthermore, an independent sample t-test was applied to find the comparison of two variables based on gender discipline, marital status, and locality. ANOVA was used to find out the comparison of more than two variables academic qualification, age, and teaching experience. Correlation between the two variables the Emotional Intelligence and Job Satisfaction was calculated by using Pearson’s coefficient which showed that there was a positive significant strong correlation between these two variables. Further regression analysis was done to find the description of the effect. There was a significant effect of emotional intelligence on job satisfaction. Independent variable managing was the best predictor of job satisfaction.

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