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Research Paper | Psychology Science | India | Volume 3 Issue 8, August 2014
Work Engagement and Emotional Intelligence
Abstract: Education is one of the important factors which formulate the persona of a person and is a productive and beneficial factor in a persons life which develops a meaningful outlook in life. One may be highly educated, but without meaningful combination of thoughts and feelings, our lives are incomplete and clashing. Only an effective educational setup can bring out the best from the learners, thus improving the quality of life and establishing a progressive and productive society (Mohan et al. , 2007). Teaching profession has historically been viewed as the labor of love and kindness. It has many intrinsic and extrinsic rewards for people entering the pedagogical arena. However, teaching is not without its inherent problems. According to Salovey et al. (2000), individuals differ as to their abilities to practice effective control over their emotional lives. Such individual differences are now thought of as difference in emotional intelligence (Salovey and Mayer, 1990). Oginska-Bulik (2005) held that the ability to effectively deal with emotions and emotional information in the workplace assist employees in addressing occupational stress and retaining psychological health. The main objectives of the present study were: To study the degree of prevalence of Work Engagement among college teachers. To study the role of Emotional Intelligence in Work Engagement. Total Work Engagement among male teachers was found to be positively and significantly related with Vigor, Dedication, Absorption, and Emotional Intelligence. The result of the present study have clear implications for promoting Work Engagement in college teachers.
Keywords: Emotional Intelligence and Work Engagement
Edition: Volume 3 Issue 8, August 2014,
Pages: 1530 - 1533