Title: The structural model of relationship between spiritual intelligence and emotional intelligence with quality of work life and work engagement of employees

Authors: Zahra Karimi; Fariba Karimi

Addresses: Department of Educational Sciences, Isfahan (Khorasgan) Branch, Islamic Azad University, Isfahan, Iran ' Department of Educational Sciences, Isfahan (Khorasgan) Branch, Islamic Azad University, Isfahan, Iran

Abstract: This study was performed with the aim of investigating the model between spiritual intelligence and emotional intelligence with quality of work life and work engagement of employees in Islamic Azad University of Isfahan Branch (Khorasgan). The results showed that there is a significant relationship between spiritual intelligence with quality of work life and work engagement, and between emotional intelligence with quality of work life and work engagement as well. Results indicated that spiritual intelligence has a direct effect on quality of work life (0.51) and work engagement (0.21). Emotional intelligence has a direct impact quality of work life (0.54) and work engagement (0.42), quality of work life has a direct effect on work engagement (0.40). Spiritual Intelligence has had an indirect effect on work engagement (0.21) through quality of work life, as well as emotional intelligence that has had an indirect impact work engagement (0.22) through quality of work life.

Keywords: spiritual intelligence; emotional intelligence; quality of work life; work engagement; structural equation modelling; SEM; university employees; higher education; employee engagement; Iran.

DOI: 10.1504/IJMIE.2016.077508

International Journal of Management in Education, 2016 Vol.10 No.3, pp.278 - 292

Available online: 04 Jul 2016

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