IJSSH 2014 Vol.4(1): 5-10 ISSN: 2010-3646
DOI: 10.7763/IJSSH.2014.V4.309

Assessing Emotional Intelligence Factors and Commitment towards Organizational Change

Nini Hartini Asnawi, Noorlaila Hj Yunus, and Norfadzilah Abd Razak
Abstract—Emotional intelligence becomes important competencies and ability needed by most of the employees to confront with the workplace environment. While there are changes in the workplace, most of the employees anxious to face with the changes. Change perceived as threatening for employee’s emotions and reflects their commitment to change. Hence this paper formulates a framework of comprehensive model emotional intelligence to further understanding commitment to change in the workplace. In essence, this paper framework shows how the individual practicing emotional intelligence in gaining commitment to successful implementation of change. This framework addresses the consequences for the employees to give high commitment, and participation in successful implementation of changes. Finally, a discussion on the implications for future theory development is presented.

Index Terms—Emotional intelligence, employees commitment and organizational change.

The authors are with the Universiti Teknologi MARA, Faculty Business Management, Campus Puncak Alam, 42300 Puncak Alam (e-mail: niniha3000@puncakalam.uitm.edu.my, norfadzilah266488@yahoo.com, nlaila814@salam.uitm.edu.my).

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Cite:Nini Hartini Asnawi, Noorlaila Hj Yunus, and Norfadzilah Abd Razak, "Assessing Emotional Intelligence Factors and Commitment towards Organizational Change," International Journal of Social Science and Humanity vol. 4, no. 1, pp. 5-10, 2014.

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