Employees' Influence of Emotional Intelligence and Career Self-Efficacy on Organizational Commitment
This study explored employees influence of emotional intelligence and career self-efficacy on organizational commitment. The study adopted a survey method by employing qualitative and quantitative methods in triangulating the study to better gain insight of the study. The simple random sampling technique was used to randomly sample 240 participants in public parastatals in Bayelsa State, Nigeria involving 165 males and 75 females. Bivariate analysis involving cross tabulation and a content analysis were used for quantitative and qualitative data. Results indicated that participants had moderate levels of emotional intelligence and career self-efficacy with low level of organizational commitment. Based on the findings, it was suggested that managers could sharpen employees’ emotional intelligence and career self-efficacy to buffer organizational commitment of employees.
Keywords: Emotional, intelligence, career self-efficacy, organizational commitment