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dc.contributor.authorGray, Amanda D
dc.date.accessioned2014-03-03T23:21:46Z
dc.date.available2014-03-03T23:21:46Z
dc.date.issued2005-08
dc.identifier.othergray_amanda_d_200508_phd
dc.identifier.urihttp://purl.galileo.usg.edu/uga_etd/gray_amanda_d_200508_phd
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10724/22659
dc.description.abstractThe present study addressed many of the questions raised by I/O psychologists about emotional intelligence. Specifically this research examined the relationship between trait EI and three life outcomes that are expected to be related to EI, life satisfaction, powerlessness, and loneliness. The study also explored the factor structure of the Bar-On EQ-i using confirmatory factor analysis (CFA). The research also examined the relationship between trait EI and three organizationally relevant variables, job performance, job satisfaction, and turnover intentions with multiple regression. Emotional labor has been identified as a moderating variable in the relationship between EI and organizational outcome variables, so these relationships were explored in light of the degree to which the respondent’s work role requires a measure of emotional labor. Finally, a t-test was used to explore any gender differences that exist in overall trait emotional intelligence. A sample of adults working in management and upper-level management participated in this study. The results indicate that trait EI does have relationships with many of the life and work outcomes suggested by theory. The current study also found support for the moderating role of emotional labor and the existence of gender differences in some trait EI components. However, the BarOn measurement model was not confirmed and an alternate model was used, in addition to the BarOn model, to test the hypotheses.
dc.languageeng
dc.publisheruga
dc.rightspublic
dc.subjectEmotional Intelligence
dc.subjectConfirmatory Factor Analysis
dc.subjectOrganizations
dc.titleEmotional intelligence
dc.title.alternativean exploration into current issues
dc.typeDissertation
dc.description.degreePhD
dc.description.departmentPsychology
dc.description.majorPsychology
dc.description.advisorKecia M. Thomas
dc.description.committeeKecia M. Thomas
dc.description.committeeGarnett Stokes
dc.description.committeeKarl Kuhnert
dc.description.committeeWendy Ruona


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