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Emotional Intelligence as a Predictor of Employees General Health


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1 Department of Psychology, F.G. College, Raebareli, Uttar Pradesh, India
2 Department of Psychology, University of Allahabad, Allahabad, U.P, India
     

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The major aim of the present study was to examine the role of Emotional Intelligence on employees General Health. More specifically the study aimed to see the relationship between General Health and Emotional Intelligence (Self- Emotion Appraisal, Others' Emotion Appraisal,&Use of emotion) of Knowledge based Organization Employees. The sample consisted of 138 employees working in the knowledge based organization in Gurgaon. The mean age of the employees was 44.94 years. 31.88 %of employees were B.E. /B. Tech, 5.79 % were B.C.A., 44.79% were M. Tech and 17.39% of employees were M.C.A. 12 items Emotional Intelligence Scale (Wong&Law, 2002) measuring Self-Emotion Appraisal, Others' Emotion Appraisal, Use of emotion and 12-item General Health Questionnaire (GHQ-12; Goldberg, 1972; Goldberg &Hillier, 1979) was administered on the sample. All the scales were five point rating scale with a low score indicating less of these characteristics. Results of correlations and regression depict that there is a significant positive impact of emotional intelligence on General Health. Emotionally intelligent employees will possess a higher level of Employees General Health and it will positively impact on their success of their work as well as non-work life.

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Emotional Intelligence (EI), General Health, Knowledge Based Organizational (KBO).
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Pankaj Tripathi
Department of Psychology, F.G. College, Raebareli, Uttar Pradesh, India
Neena Kohli
Department of Psychology, University of Allahabad, Allahabad, U.P, India

Abstract


The major aim of the present study was to examine the role of Emotional Intelligence on employees General Health. More specifically the study aimed to see the relationship between General Health and Emotional Intelligence (Self- Emotion Appraisal, Others' Emotion Appraisal,&Use of emotion) of Knowledge based Organization Employees. The sample consisted of 138 employees working in the knowledge based organization in Gurgaon. The mean age of the employees was 44.94 years. 31.88 %of employees were B.E. /B. Tech, 5.79 % were B.C.A., 44.79% were M. Tech and 17.39% of employees were M.C.A. 12 items Emotional Intelligence Scale (Wong&Law, 2002) measuring Self-Emotion Appraisal, Others' Emotion Appraisal, Use of emotion and 12-item General Health Questionnaire (GHQ-12; Goldberg, 1972; Goldberg &Hillier, 1979) was administered on the sample. All the scales were five point rating scale with a low score indicating less of these characteristics. Results of correlations and regression depict that there is a significant positive impact of emotional intelligence on General Health. Emotionally intelligent employees will possess a higher level of Employees General Health and it will positively impact on their success of their work as well as non-work life.

Keywords


Emotional Intelligence (EI), General Health, Knowledge Based Organizational (KBO).