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The relationship between personality, cognition and emotional intelligence

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dc.contributor.advisor Kriek, H. J. (Hendrik Jacobus) Sale, Zazel 2016-02-29T09:14:58Z 2016-02-29T09:14:58Z 2014-11
dc.identifier.citation Sale, Zazel (2014) The relationship between personality, cognition and emotional intelligence, University of South Africa, Pretoria, <> en
dc.description.abstract intelligence that has flowed from the personality–intelligence interface, hence emotional intelligence. The accepted body of knowledge regarding emotional capability is under scrutiny and middle ground is yet to be found. The general aim of this research was to gain an understanding of the relationship between independent variables (personality and cognition) and a dependent variable (emotional intelligence). The study was descriptive in nature, as the relationship between the variables was described rather than assumed. A quantitative, empirical study investigated independent variables and statistically analysed the results. This study found that 28% of the variance in EQ can be explained by personality and only 6.4% by cognition. The variance percentage increases to 30.4% when personality and cognition are combined. However, it seems that personality still carries most of the weight in this combination.Keywords: Organisational Psychology; Personnel Psychology; humanistic existential approach; descriptive research; quantitative empirical study; emotional intelligence; personality; cognition; Occupational Personality Questionnaire (OPQ); Cognitive Process Profile (CPP); Bar-On EQ-i en
dc.format.extent 1 online resource (cii, 75 leaves)
dc.language.iso en en
dc.subject.ddc 155.2
dc.subject.lcsh Personality and cognition en
dc.subject.lcsh Emotional intelligence en
dc.subject.lcsh Intelligence levels en
dc.subject.lcsh Personality and emotions en
dc.subject.lcsh Personality assessment en
dc.subject.lcsh Cognition en
dc.title The relationship between personality, cognition and emotional intelligence en
dc.type Dissertation en
dc.description.department Industrial and Organisational Psychology en M. Com. (Industrial and Organisational Psychology)

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