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The Relationship between the Emotional Intelligence, Motivation and Organizational Commitment of Primary School Teachers

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The objective of this study is to determine the relationship between the emotional intelligence, motivations and organizational commitment of the teachers working at primary schools. The study is carried out using survey method. The population of the study consists of 1162 teachers working at public primary schools in Bartın Province during the school year of 2013-2014, while the sampling of the study consists of 525 teachers selected by the stratified sampling method. The data used in the study were “Schutte emotional intelligence scale”, “Global Motivation Scale” and “Organizational Commitment Survey”. In the study, the relationship between emotional intelligence, motivation and organizational commitment was tested by structural equation modelling. The results of the study demonstrate that the teachers working at the primary schools have a good level of emotional intelligence, motivation and organizational commitment and there is a positive and suggestive relevance between their emotional intelligence, motivation and organizational commitment.

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