Student leadership and emotional intelligence / Cheryl Frederick Asu

Frederick Asu, Cheryl (2017) Student leadership and emotional intelligence / Cheryl Frederick Asu. Masters thesis, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Sarawak.

Abstract

The Emotional intelligence can also improve a leaders’ ability, capability and self perceived ability to identify, access and control the emotions of oneself, of the others
and of groups at work or school. By understanding yourself and your employees, it helps leaders manage and communicate to their employees more effectively.
Furthermore, according to Daniel Goleman, an effective leader need Emotional Intelligence. Hence, it is imperative that Emotional Intelligence is developed and nurture especially in Students as they are the future leaders of our nation. These future leaders expected to work in organizations, both in public and private. Therefore, the
main objective of this study is to examine Student Leadership and Emotional Intelligence. Firstly, this research attempt to examine the Student Leadership Effectiveness. Second, this research attempt to examine the relationship between Student Leadership and Emotional Intelligence (EI). Thirdly, this research attempt to determine the significant difference in Emotional Intelligence (El) based on Gender and finally, it attempts to determine the significant difference in Emotional Intelligence (EI)
based on CGPA. A total of 200 respondents participated in the survey for this research. These respondents are students currently holding leadership positions in their respective students’ bodies. The results of this research revealed that the respondents have effective leadership skills but weak Emotional Intelligence. Moreover, the results also show that there is a significant difference in Gender and Emotional Intelligence as well as there is a significance difference in CGPA and Emotional Intelligence. Nevertheless, the main contribution of this research is that it attempt to explore the Emotional Intelligence of the respondents. In addition, the findings may give potential inputs as well as insight to UiTM to incorporate Emotional Intelligence. Recommendation from the respondents and researcher for future research were also included in this research.

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Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
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Frederick Asu, Cheryl
2014740791
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General) > Study and teaching. Research
H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General) > Research
Divisions: Universiti Teknologi MARA, Sarawak > Kota Samarahan II Campus > Faculty of Administrative Science and Policy Studies
Programme: Executive Master of Administrative Science (EMAS)
Date: January 2017
URI: https://ir.uitm.edu.my/id/eprint/43203
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