Comparative Study

| Published: December 05, 2017

Relationship between Emotional Maturity and Social Competence in Young Adults

Prabhjeet Singh Narula

Research Scholar, OPJS University, Churu, Rajasthan, India Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.067/20170501

DOI: 10.25215/0501.067


Background: The impact of Emotional maturity starts with the maintenance and enlistment of ability. The degree to which applicant’s emotional maturity is considered in settling on top official contracting choices significantly affects a definitive achievement or disappointment of those administrators. The emotional maturity of the people doing the contracting is additionally significant for good procuring choices. Kokin Saera et al (2004) conducted a cross sectional study on “comparison of emotional maturity and social interaction in adolescents as compared to adults”. In this study, 50 adults and 50 adolescents were given social adjustment inventory and emotional competency test. The study concluded high social interaction in adolescents as compared to adults however, prevalence of emotional maturity in adults was found to be high. Purpose: To find the relationship between Emotional Maturity and Social Competence among Young male and Female Adults. Material and Methods: Sample was collected from 80 adults (40 Males and 40 Females) age ranging 18-25years both employed and unemployed from Delhi. The tools used for collecting data related to emotional maturity and social competence were Emotional maturity scale developed by Dr Yashvir Singh and Dr. Mahesh Bhargava and Social competence scale developed by Dr V.P. Sharma, Dr (Mrs) Prabha Shukla and Dr (Mrs) Kiran Shukla. Result and Conclusion: On a average, females were found to be highly emotionally mature as compared to the males at both the significance level of 0.05 and 0.1. Moreover, there was no difference in social competence level of working and non working adults as well as social competence level was found to be not dependent on gender.

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Published in   Volume 05, Issue 1, October-December, 2017