Emotional Intelligence, Leadership Styles and Job Performance among Teachers of Makerere College School, Kampala
Amito, Daizy Ocee
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This study was aimed at investigating the relationship between Emotional Intelligence, Leadership Styles and Job Performance among Teachers of Makerere College School, Kampala. The study was guided by three stated objectives. The study adopted a quantitative design with a correlation method to determine the existing relationship between variables. A sample of 40 teachers was selected to participate in this study Data was obtained and analyzed using Pearson correction coefficient with statistical package for social scientist (SPSS V 23). The findings of this study revealed that there is negative relationship between emotional intelligence and leadership styles, (r=-.561**, p=000). This implies that emotional intelligence has a negative effect on leadership styles. The study findings further revealed that there is negative relationship between leadership styles and job performance, (r=-.781**, p=.000). This implies that leadership style causes a negative change in job performance. Lastly the study findings indicated that there is significant relationship between emotional intelligence and job performance, (r =.717**, p=.000). This implies that emotional intelligence has a positive effect on job performance. It is therefore recommended that institutions (Secondary Schools) should sensitize and providing counselling services to heads of departments and teachers with leadership positions, reward their employees (Teachers) more often for their work done in order to improve on the leadership styles used, improve on their job performance and to enable them learn how to manage their emotions and work related stress.