THE EFFECT OF EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE ON JOB SATISFACTION AMONG LECTURERS OF UNIVERSITIES: A PILOT STUDY

Sulaiman Ibrahim Kassim, Lami Musa Yaro

Abstract


This paper examined the effect of emotional intelligence on job satisfaction
among lecturers of universities in Kano state. The researcher randomly
selected small sample of lecturers of Universities in Kano state. The scale of
Wong and Law (2002) was used to measure the emotional intelligence of the
lecturers and the scale of Mcdonald and Mclintyre (2007) was used to
examine the lecturers job satisfaction. The reliability and validity tests of
the measurement instrument, as well as normality of the data were conducted. SPSS version 16 was systematically used for the analysis. The
result indicated an evidence of normality of the data and the instruments
were found to be reliable. On the basis of the findings, the study concluded
that the scale is good enough for any intended future study. Consequently,
the study recommended the use of tested scales for testing emotional
intelligence and job satisfaction in any future study.

Keywords


Emotional intelligence, job satisfaction, Lecturers, Pilot test 7 81

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