International Journal of Business and Social Science

ISSN 2219-1933 (Print), 2219-6021 (Online) DOI: 10.30845/ijbss

Social Intelligence and Employee Commitment in Bayelsa State Health Sector
Jasmine Okponanabofa Tamunosiki-Amadi, PhD; Godwill Duke Sele; Omiloli Elia Ernest

This study examined the relationship between Social Intelligence and Employee Commitment in the health sector in Nigeria. The research design adopted for this study is cross sectional survey design. A total 339 questionnaires were distributed out of which 313 were retrieves of which 273 was found useable. The study employed the Taro Yamen’s technique to arrive at the sample size of 339 Spearman’s Rank Order correlation coefficient was used for the bivariate analysis and partial correlation was used for the multivariate analysis with the aid of SPSS 20.0. The findings revealed a highly significant level of relationship between the dimension (clarity) of Social Intelligence and the measures (affective, continuance and normative commitment) of Employee Commitment. In conclusion the study found out that social intelligence influences employee commitment and this enhances outcomes such as maintaining high performance standards and achieving high performance goals.

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