A Relationship between Emotional Intelligence and Self Esteem: study in universities of Pakistan

Iram abbas, Junaid-ul-haq Junaid-ul-haq


The present investigation was conducted to assess the relationship between Emotional Intelligence and self esteem. 240 students and employees (120 male and 120 female) were selected through convenient sampling. The Emotional Intelligence Scale (EIS by Schutte et al., 1998) and the Self-Esteem Rating Scale by W. R. Nugent, (1993) were administered on the participants. Emotional intelligence scores were compared with self esteem scores. The Pearson's product moment correlation and t- test were used for statistical analysis. The results showed that emotional intelligence and self esteem were positively correlated and significant. Females were emotionally intelligent than males as p<0.05 and males showed high self esteem than females.

Keywords: Emotional intelligence, Self-esteem

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