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Relationship between Managers' Emotional Intelligence and Organizational Commitment in Governmental Organizations of Iran

Author Affiliations

  • 1Department of Administration Management, Islamic Azad University, Kerman Branch, Tehran, IRAN

Res. J. Recent Sci., Volume 4, Issue (10), Pages 10-15, October,2 (2015)


This study aims surveying the level of emotional intelligence and its association with organizational commitment in governmental organizations of Iran. The studied population of the research consists of all male and female managers governmental organizations of Iran who are 400 people and considering Cochran formula 197 of them were picked as the sample. The current research is performed using descriptive correlation method and the data was collected by questionnaires. A questionnaire with five components of self-awareness, self-management, social awareness, relations management and motivation was used for surveying emotional intelligence and another with three components of affective commitment, continuous commitment and normative commitment was used for surveying commitment. Spearman and Pearson correlation coefficients, stepwise regression and linear log were used for analyzing and hypotheses examination. Research results show that managers of governmental organizations of Iran have proper emotional intelligence. Following probing the relationship between emotional intelligence with five components of self-awareness, self-management, social awareness, relations management and motivation and managers' commitment, it is also concluded that there is a positive and meaningful relationship associating emotional intelligence and its components with organizational commitment; emotional intelligence's components can predict managers' organizational commitment.


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