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An Exploration of the Relationship Between Emotional Intelligence and Job Performance in Police Organizations

  • Omar Ebrahim Al AliEmail author
  • Iain Garner
  • Wissam Magadley
Article

Abstract

The aim of the current study is to explore the relationship between emotional intelligence and job performance in a sample of 310 police officers. The results show significant correlations between EI levels and police job performance. After controlling for general mental abilities and personality traits, EI has been found to explain additional incremental variance in predicting police job performance. Applied implications of the findings for police organizations are discussed.

Keywords

Emotional intelligence Police Job performance UAE 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Omar Ebrahim Al Ali
    • 1
    Email author
  • Iain Garner
    • 2
  • Wissam Magadley
    • 2
  1. 1.Abu Dhabi PoliceAbu DhabiUnited Arab Emirates
  2. 2.Department of PsychologySheffield Hallam UniversitySheffieldUK

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