Emotional Intelligence and Leadership Styles in College Teachers
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The present study aimed to examine the relationship of emotional intelligence and leadership styles including transformational, transactional and laissez faire leadership style based on Full Range Leadership Theory (FRLT) in college teachers. Emotional Intelligence Scale (Wong & Law, 2002) and Multifactor Leadership Questionnaire (Bass & Avolio, 2000) were used to collect the information from the participants. Sample of the present study comprised of 100 teachers from different educational institutions. Data was collected through convenient sampling technique. Pearson correlation was applied to test the hypotheses. The findings indicate that emotional intelligence has significant positive correlation with transformational and transactional leadership styles, whereas emotional intelligence has significant negative correlation with laissez faire leadership styles. The findings are beneficial in understanding the role of emotional intelligence in leadership among college teachers

Abstract

The present study aimed to examine the relationship of emotional intelligence and leadership styles including transformational, transactional and laissez faire leadership style based on Full Range Leadership Theory (FRLT) in college teachers. Emotional Intelligence Scale (Wong & Law, 2002) and Multifactor Leadership Questionnaire (Bass & Avolio, 2000) were used to collect the information from the participants. Sample of the present study comprised of 100 teachers from different educational institutions. Data was collected through convenient sampling technique. Pearson correlation was applied to test the hypotheses. The findings indicate that emotional intelligence has significant positive correlation with transformational and transactional leadership styles, whereas emotional intelligence has significant negative correlation with laissez faire leadership styles. The findings are beneficial in understanding the role of emotional intelligence in leadership among college teachers.

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