AN ANALYTICAL STUDY OF RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE AND WORK LIFE BALANCE AMONG FACULTY MEMBERS OF BUSINESS SCHOOLS IN KERALA.
Keywords:Emotional Intelligence, Faculty Members, Stress and Work Life Balance.
This article examines the relationship between emotional intelligence and work life balance among faculty members of business schools in Kerala, India. The descriptive and analytical researchdesignswere utilized in this study. Demographic and primary data were gathered through the standardized questionnaire administered to one hundred and fifty (150) respondents. Pilot survey and Cronbach’s Alpha were used to confirm the validity and reliability of the study respectively and their variables of measures. Correlation analysis, multiple regression analysisand Multicollinearity test were used to analyze the data with the aid of statistical package for social sciences (SPSS) version. The results show that theindependent variables (i.e.Self awareness, Social skills, Empathy, Motivation andSelf regulation) weresignificant joint predictors of work life balance ( R 2=.640).Subsequently, recommendation were made to Faculty members need to embrace different strategies to deal thestress and work life balance, including using their intelligence, especially their emotional intelligence.