Proceedings of the 1st International Conference of Science and Technology in Elementary Education, ICSTEE 2019, 14 September, Makassar, South Sulawesi, Indonesia

Research Article

The correlation of EQ and work motivation with elementary schools teachers’ engagement in decision-making

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  • @INPROCEEDINGS{10.4108/eai.14-9-2019.2290061,
        author={Novianty  Djafri and Kadim  Masaong and Murtia  Dai},
        title={The correlation of EQ and work motivation with elementary schools teachers’ engagement in decision-making},
        proceedings={Proceedings of the 1st International Conference of Science and Technology in Elementary Education, ICSTEE 2019, 14 September, Makassar, South Sulawesi, Indonesia},
        publisher={EAI},
        proceedings_a={ICSTEE},
        year={2019},
        month={12},
        keywords={emotional intelligence work motivation decision-making},
        doi={10.4108/eai.14-9-2019.2290061}
    }
    
  • Novianty Djafri
    Kadim Masaong
    Murtia Dai
    Year: 2019
    The correlation of EQ and work motivation with elementary schools teachers’ engagement in decision-making
    ICSTEE
    EAI
    DOI: 10.4108/eai.14-9-2019.2290061
Novianty Djafri1,*, Kadim Masaong1, Murtia Dai1
  • 1: Department of Education Management, Faculty of Education, Universitas Negeri Gorontalo, Gorontalo, Indonesia
*Contact email: novianty@gmail.com

Abstract

The objective of this research is to investigate the correlation between some aspects in decision-making process, namely: (1) the correlation between emotional intelligence (henceforth referred to as EQ) and teachers’ engagement; (2) the correlation between work motivation and teachers’ engagement, and; (3) the correlation between EQ and work motivation (simultaneous) with teachers’ engagement in decision-making. Conducted in all elementary schools in Kota Selatan Sub-district, this correlational study relied on observation, interview, documentation, and quantitative data analysis. Key findings of the study reveal that (1) there is a positive and significant correlation between EQ and teachers’ engagement; (2) there is a positive and significant correlation between work motivation and teachers’ engagement, and (3) there is a positive, significant, and simultaneous correlation of EQ and work motivation with teachers’ engagement.