Relationship between Emotional Intelligence and Managerial Decision-Making Styles: Multi-Mediation Analysis

Keywords: Emotional Intelligence, Personal and Social Intelligence, Managerial Decision-Making Styles, People-oriented and Task-oriented decision-making styles.

Abstract

Every individual makes decisions with a different mindset. Emotional-Intelligence is key for every leader working in the prevalent work settings in the era of technological revolution. Experts have categorized impact of emotional intelligence (EI) into Personal intelligence (PEI) and Social intelligence (SEI). The theoretical model of decision-making styles (DMS) includes the ‘People-oriented’ and ‘Task-oriented’ decision making styles (PDMS & TDMS). This study has investigated the comprehensively established models of relations between EI and DMS. The main research question was ‘How managers’ DMS is influenced by their PEI and SEI?’ The literature review was conducted by employing the thematic analysis. The cross-sectional survey approach was employed to collect data. The study investigated the emotional capacity of decision-makers at workplace which characterized by flooding of information, insecurity, and wider digital interactions – which result in the high levels of stress. This study is a spadework to further explore the same issue with different settings and data sources.

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Author Biography

Ghulam Muhammad Kundi, Al-Bukayriyah Qassim University, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

Department of Health Administration, College of Public Health and Health Informatics, Al-Bukayriyah Qassim University, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

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Published
2021-11-25
How to Cite
Kundi, G. M. (2021). Relationship between Emotional Intelligence and Managerial Decision-Making Styles: Multi-Mediation Analysis. Amazonia Investiga, 10(46), 244-258. https://doi.org/10.34069/AI/2021.46.10.25
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