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| Published: September 25, 2015

Roles of Emotional Intelligence and Spirituality on Employee’s Well-Being

Nancy Agrawal ,

Department of psychology, A.M.U, Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh Google Scholar More about the auther

Prof. Mahmood S. Khan

Department of psychology, A.M.U, Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.094/20150204

DOI: 10.25215/0204.094

ABSTRACT

Dynamic nature of workplace environment changes the behaviour of employees and makes it unpredictable and technology based knowledge of workforce has become more diverse in respect to work related factors and its consequence. Globalization has made the world boundryless and people mobile. Organizations foresee their employees to be more committed with the work assignments and build up a better cohesive working interrelationship; so far as emotional intelligence is concerned it refers to one’s ability to perceive, control and evaluate emotions of Humans. In the workplace context, Spirituality is that which gives meaning to one\'s life and draws one to transcend oneself. The wellbeing of employees seems to be of paramount importance in the best interest of the communities as well as organisation, so as well-being is such important issues for employees in the workplace too. In this context an attempt was made to ascertain the roles of emotional intelligence and spirituality on employee’s well-being. For this purpose 100 employees were selected randomly from MNC( multinational company) . To meet the objectives and have a better idea and analysis to understand the employees behaviour. The emotional intelligence scale developed by Singh in 2004 was used and for measuring spirituality, the spirituality scale constructed by Howden 1992 and well-being scale developed by Jagharanbir Singh and by Dr. Asha Gupta 2001were administered on employees of an industry. With the help of EI scale the data gathered from groups of employees working at a USA based MNC in Gurgaon, the high and low EI groups were formed. On the basis of median these two groups were compared in terms of their spirituality and well-being. The obtained results revealed that the high emotional intelligence groups were formed to be high on spiritual practices, and also showed better well-being as compared to low emotional intelligence groups of employees. It is discussed that emotional intelligence showed significant influence on employee’s well-being and spiritual practices.
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ISSN 2348-5396

ISSN 2349-3429

DIP: 18.01.094/20150204

DOI: 10.25215/0204.094

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Published in   Volume 02, Issue 4, July-September, 2015

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