| Published: December 22, 2013
A Comparative Study of Emotional Intelligence on Well-Being & Employee Behaviour
Well-being, is a general term for the condition of an individual or group, for example their social, economic, psychological, spiritual or medical state; a high level of well-being means in some sense the individual or group’s condition is positive, while low well-being is associated with negative happenings., an individual puts in a large part of his life and time to cope up with turbulent changes, emphasizing the role of emotional intelligence in well being and employee behavior critical to effective job performance. The present study proposes to investigate how emotional intelligence contributes to well being of individuals which in turn affects their behavior. It’s sample size of 90 employees were administered a standardized emotional intelligence scale and general well being questionnaire. Data on employee behavior was collected from direct line managers to assess the job performance of the young professionals and the results were analyzed and interpreted with the help of appropriate statistical tools. The results showed a significant correlation between Emotional Intelligence and general wellbeing and both in turn contributed to employee behavior which is critical to job performance. The paper concludes with a discussion of the implications of these findings together with limitations of the study and avenues for future research.
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© 2013 I R Sharma, K Prabhakar, A Madnavat
Received: August 15, 2013; Revision Received: September 20, 2013; Accepted: December 22, 2013
Published in Towards to Innovation