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Journal: Business and Economics Research Journal
Title of Article: The Effect of Employees Emotional Intelligence Skills on Perceptions Quality of Work Life: Example of Turkey And Azerbaijan
Author(s): Sabina Mustafayeva, Ferda Ustun
Volume: 9
Number: 3
Year: 2018
Page: 665-680
ISSN: 2619-9491
DOI Number: 10.20409/berj.2018.130
Abstract
The aim of this study, in which employees ’emotional intelligence skills and perceptions of business quality of life are assessed in a holistic approach, determines the impact of employees’ perceptions of emotional intelligence skills on perceived quality of work. The sample of the research is composed of academic staff of Azerbaijan State Agricultural University and Nevsehir Haci Bektas Veli University (n=231). Another goal of the research is to determine whether the perceptions of emotional intelligence and quality of life differ between the employees of these two countries. Society, the academicians working on behalf of countries and the development of science, need to be competent in directing their relations with other individuals and their surroundings. In this sense, it is important to determine the effect of the talents of the academicians on their perceptions about the quality of work life. The perception of business quality, which plays an important role in helping academics cope with the exhausting and stressful cycle of business life, will only be possible with a high emotional intelligence. Findings showed that the perceptions of academics working quality of work life in Turkey is higher than those working in Azerbaijan have been identified. It was also found that sociability, which is one of the emotional intelligence skills in both countries, has a positive effect on the perception of the quality of work life.

Keywords: The Emotional Intelligence, The Quality of Work Life, Turkey, Azerbaijan

JEL Classification: L20, D23, M10

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