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Volume 16
Issue 3
Online publication date 2016-09-23
Title Emotional intelligence among differently able employees
Author T. Ramkumar, M. Ramesh
Emotional intelligence (EQ) plays a vital role in psychological and social adjustment of individuals. Present study was designed to make analysis of the facet of EQ in the context of differently able employees. The main objectives of this study include measuring EQ level of differently able employees, investigating the role of employees' demographic variations in age, education, experience and income while determining their EQ index. The BarOn Emotional Inventory was used to measure the EQ. It has 133 items and 5 subscales named as Interpersonal skills, Intrapersonal skills, Stress control, Adoptability and General mood and manner. A simple random sample of 50 employees was taken from Government and public sectors. Among them 39 were male and 11 were female, whose age ranged from 25 to 50 years. Findings revealed that younger employees have higher EQ as compared to elder employees. It was also revealed that professionally educated employees have lower emotional intelligence compared to other categories. 
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Keywords Emotional intelligence, physically able, employee with disabilities
Pages 116-123
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