Gender Differences on The Variables of Emotional Intelligence, Creative-Potential and Job Satisfaction in Managers
Investigating emotional intelligence and creativity is incontestable in today’s organizations. Hence, the aim of this research was to find out differences on the variables of emotional intelligence, creative potential and job satisfaction in the scores of male and female managers of multinational organizations. Purposive sampling technique was utilized and the sample comprised of 90 managers with 33 female managers and 57 male managers of age 30 years and above; with at least five years of job experience at the post of a manager. The Self Report Emotional Intelligence Scale (Schutte et al., 1998), Creative Potential Index (Cattell, Cattell, & Cattell, 1993), and Job Satisfaction Index (Phoebus Publishing, 1975) were administered. To analyze the difference between the male and female managers t-test was computed using the SPSS software. The results reveal insignificant differences between male and female managers on emotional intelligence, creative potential, and job satisfaction. Further, the significant differences on managing own emotions factor of emotional intelligence and openness to change factor of creative potential are evident. Limitations and implications are further discussed.
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