JOURNAL OF HIGHER EDUCATION THEORY AND PRACTICE
Self - Management Dimension of Emotional Intelligence as Determination of Academic Administration in Public University
Author(s): Ikpesu, Oghenerukevwe Christian
Citation: Ikpesu, Oghenerukevwe Christian,(2017)"Self - Management Dimension of Emotional Intelligence as Determination of Academic Administration in Public University," Journal of Higher Education Theory and Practice, Vol. 17, Iss. 1, pp. 49-57
Article Type: Research paper
Publisher: North American Business Press
The study examined self – management dimension of emotional intelligence as determinant of effective academic administration in public universities, South-South Nigeria. Three Hundred and fifty academic administrators charge with the governance, managerial and administrative responsibility was randomly sampled in seven public universities in Rivers, Bayelsa and Delta states. The ECI – Emotional Competency Inventory 2.0 developed by Boyatzis and Goleman (1999) measurement scale adopted correlate self – management dimension of emotional intelligence and administrative competences of academic administrators in universities. Quantitative data collected from 200 respondents were analyzed using descriptive statistics and Pearson product moment coefficient and Z-test were used for testing hypothesis at 0.05 establish the level of significance. However, the coefficient value 0.120, Z-rcal 0.030 less than Z-rcit 0.195 showed weak positive relationship and was non-significant.