RELATIONSHIPS BETWEEN EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE AND THE BIG FIVE IN YOUTHS

The objective of this paper is to study the relationship between Emotional Intelligence (EI) and the Big Five of the youths in National Youth Skill Training Institute (IKBN) Miri, Sarawak. This survey involved a sampling of two hundred and ninety one youths who are currently learning at the IKBN Miri. The data was gathered through a self-report survey method using a questionnaire instrument. A newly developed instrument; Malaysian Youth Emotional Intelligence Test (MYEIT) is used to measure EI whereas Big Five Inventory (BFI) is used to measure the Big Five. Conscientiousness and Agreeableness strongly correlates with EI, followed by Extraversion, Openness and Neuroticism. Regression analyses further confirm that EI measured by MYEIT is overlap with the higher–order personality dimensions. Keywords: Emotional Intelligence, Big Five

muat turun

KLIK DI SINI UNTUK MUAT TURUN ARTIKEL PENUH