Effective leadership as the mediator between emotional quotient and teachers’ work performance: A study in national secondary school in Northern states of Peninsular Malaysia

Azizi Abu Bakar, Siti Nur Zahirah Omar

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Abstract

This study investigates the direct relationship between emotional quotient (EQ), teachers’ work performance and effective leadership. This study follows the quantitative paradigm and used cross sectional research method to identity the factors that influence teachers’ work performance. This study’s sample comprised of teachers of National Secondary Schools (SMK) in the northern states of peninsular Malaysia. Cluster and random sampling were used to choose the samples from the study’s population. The results of this study shows that EQ has a positive and significant relationship with teachers’ work performance. In the meantime, the results of the regression analysis show that effective leadership plays a partial mediating role in the relationship between EQ and teachers’ work performance.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1483-1488
Number of pages6
JournalIndian Journal of Public Health Research and Development
Volume9
Issue number11
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Nov 2018
Externally publishedYes

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Keywords

  • Effective leadership
  • Emotional quotient
  • Teachers’ work performance

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health

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