THE EFFECT OF STUDENT’S EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE ON SELF-LEADERSHIP IN MALAYSIAN PUBLIC UNIVERSITY

  • Ismail Hussein Amzat International Islamic University Malaysia
  • Wajeha Thabit Al-Ani Sultan Qaboos University
  • Habibat Abubakar Yusuf University of Ilorin, Nigeria
Keywords: Emotional Intelligence, Self and Relationship Management, Self and Social Awareness, Self-leadership, Malaysian and International Students

Abstract

This study aims to investigate using quantitative approach the effect of student’s emotional intelligence on self-leadership among Malaysian and international students in Malaysian public university. It also strives to examine whether student nationality plays a significant moderating role between emotional intelligence and self-leadership with 171 local and international students surveyed. Structural Equation Model through SmartPLS was used to know the effect and moderation. Findings of this study reported the direct-effect of student EQ on self-leadership and found significant moderation effect of student nationality between EQ (self-management) on self-leadership. The findings of this study were discussed and some suggestions, recommendations and implications were made for future studies’ investigations and practices.

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Published
2018-12-31
How to Cite
Amzat, Ismail, Wajeha Al-Ani, and Habibat Yusuf. 2018. “THE EFFECT OF STUDENT’S EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE ON SELF-LEADERSHIP IN MALAYSIAN PUBLIC UNIVERSITY”. Al-Shajarah: Journal of the International Institute of Islamic Thought and Civilization (ISTAC), December, 191-216. http://journals.iium.edu.my/shajarah/index.php/shaj/article/view/761.
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