Comparative Study

| Published: March 25, 2016

Teachers’ Emotional Intelligence: A Function of Job Satisfaction and Family Relationships

Mrs Nasreen Patel

Lecturer and Counsellor, Sinhgad Institute, Pune, Maharashtra, India Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.117/20160302

DOI: 10.25215/0302.117


The present research is an exploratory research study done with the intention of examining the effect of emotional intelligence of senior college teachers on their job satisfaction and family relationships. Emotional Intelligence is an important factor for teacher’s success. Thus, the present study is based on the assumption that Emotional Intelligence of the senior college teachers may help them to gain maximum job satisfaction and ultimately it will lead to develop and maintain their good family relationships. On the other hand, education plays extremely significant role in the lives of individuals by empowering them with various abilities, skills, competencies, and paving way for enhancing their quality of life. So the education is the illumination. With this viewpoint, the teacher’s role in society is extremely important as well as possesses moral responsibility of creating next generation with maximum human values. Participants in the study were 151 teachers from senior colleges in Pune city of Maharashtra State. Job satisfaction, emotional intelligence as well as all relation dimension parameters was observed to be higher in females than males. . However, statistical significance (using independent t-test) was seen in all family relation dimensions. In general, job satisfaction, emotional intelligence as well as all relation dimension parameters was observed to be higher in participants with higher income than those with lower income. However, statistical significance was seen in all family relation dimensions and emotional intelligence. Participants average score for job satisfaction is 220.5 (sd 17.5) and for emotional intelligence is 106.15 (sd 16.3). There average score for various relationship dimension like, for Cohesion is 53.9 (SD 6.1); for Expressiveness is 35.9 (SD 5.6); for Conflict is 45.9 (SD 6.5) and for Acceptance and Caring is 49.4 (SD 5.4).

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Published in   Volume 03, Issue 2, January-March, 2016