Impacts of emotional intelligence (EQ) on work values of high school teachers

Syed Najmuddin Syed Hassan, Noriah Mohd. Ishak, Mohamad Bokhari

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Abstract

As a new nation to develop its fullest potentials, education sector is the main thrust in molding citizen literacy and character An indicator among many of wellbeing is emotional health or emotional stability, also called emotional intelligence. Researches on emotional wellbeing are still few in the education sector. However, many emotional outburst and destructive behaviors of teachers reported in the mass media made this study necessary. The are a few unanswered question: i. Are teachers well equipped emotionally to perform their task at optimal level? Does emotional wellbeing or emotional intelligence promote or dictate teachers work values? Thus, this study aims to identify whether emotional intelligence influences work values among educators in high schools. The seven domains of emotional intelligence being measured in this study are self-awareness, self-regulation, self-motivation, empathy, social skills, maturity and spirituality. A survey was done by selecting 338 high school educators from various boarding schools in Malaysia. They responded to the Malaysian Emotional Intelligence Inventory (IKEM-MEQI) questionnaire and Work Values Questionnaires. Data was analyzed using SPSS. Result from the study shows that there are four (4) domains that significantly influence work values among educators: self motivation, empathy, social skills and spirituality.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProcedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences
Pages1688-1692
Number of pages5
Volume30
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2011
Event2nd World Conference on Psychology, Counselling and Guidance, WCPCG-2011 - Antalya, Turkey
Duration: 25 May 201129 May 2011

Other

Other2nd World Conference on Psychology, Counselling and Guidance, WCPCG-2011
CountryTurkey
CityAntalya
Period25/5/1129/5/11

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teacher
Spirituality
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spirituality
empathy
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questionnaire
self awareness
Malaysia
SPSS
self-regulation
maturity
mass media

Keywords

  • Emotional intelligence
  • Empathy
  • Self-motivation
  • Social skills
  • Spirituality

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Social Sciences(all)
  • Psychology(all)

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Hassan, S. N. S., Mohd. Ishak, N., & Bokhari, M. (2011). Impacts of emotional intelligence (EQ) on work values of high school teachers. In Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences (Vol. 30, pp. 1688-1692) https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sbspro.2011.10.326

Impacts of emotional intelligence (EQ) on work values of high school teachers. / Hassan, Syed Najmuddin Syed; Mohd. Ishak, Noriah; Bokhari, Mohamad.

Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences. Vol. 30 2011. p. 1688-1692.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Hassan, SNS, Mohd. Ishak, N & Bokhari, M 2011, Impacts of emotional intelligence (EQ) on work values of high school teachers. in Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences. vol. 30, pp. 1688-1692, 2nd World Conference on Psychology, Counselling and Guidance, WCPCG-2011, Antalya, Turkey, 25/5/11. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sbspro.2011.10.326
Hassan SNS, Mohd. Ishak N, Bokhari M. Impacts of emotional intelligence (EQ) on work values of high school teachers. In Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences. Vol. 30. 2011. p. 1688-1692 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sbspro.2011.10.326
Hassan, Syed Najmuddin Syed ; Mohd. Ishak, Noriah ; Bokhari, Mohamad. / Impacts of emotional intelligence (EQ) on work values of high school teachers. Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences. Vol. 30 2011. pp. 1688-1692
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