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Relationship of social responsibility and emotional intelligence in nurses
Zahra Marzieh Hassanian, Azad Fatahi * , Roya Amini, Mohammad Ebrahim Ghaffari, Danial Shadi
MSc Student, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Student Research Committee, Hamadan University of Medical Sciences, Hamadan, Iran , azad8271@gmail.com
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Introduction: Emotional intelligence is essentials for proper performance and management in the nursing profession, and associated with social responsibility. It can provide acceptable and very useful results to provide nursing care in the community. The purpose of the present study was to investigate the relationship between emotional intelligence and social responsibility of nurses.
MethodsThis study used a descriptive and correlational method. Using stratified random sampling, 223 nurses were selected in the hospitals affiliated to Hamadan University. The research instruments included Carol Social Responsibility and the Bradbury & Graves Emotional Intelligence questionnaires. The data were analyzed by the Pearson Correlation Coefficient and Regression tests, Using SPSS24 software.
Results: There was a significant relationship between the self-management and economic accountability (p=0.006, r=211) and legal (p=0.040, r=150) dimensions. There was a significant relationship between of social awareness and economic accountability (p=0.007, r=206), legal (p=0.001, r=234), altruism (p<0.001, r=243) dimensions and general social responsibility (p=0.001, r=272). There was a significant relationship between relationship management and altruistic liability (p=0.001, r=281) and ethical (p=0.027, r=165) dimensions. There was a significant correlation between general intelligence and dimension of ethical responsibility (p=0.013, r=193) and altruism (p=0.022, r=171). The level of education was the predictor of social responsibility (p=0.002).
Conclusion: There was a significant relationship between several dimensions of emotional intelligence and social responsibility, and marital status increased social responsibility among nurses. Nursing managers through train and support can increase the emotional intelligence of nurses and it result increase the social responsibility of nurses.
Keywords: Emotional intelligence, social responsibility, nurses, demography
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Type of Study: Nursing Management and Administration | Subject: nursing
Received: 2019/09/24 | Accepted: 2020/03/25 | Published: 2021/09/1
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Hassanian Z M, Fatahi A, Amini R, Ghaffari M E, Shadi D. Relationship of social responsibility and emotional intelligence in nurses. IJNR. 2021; 16 (3) :39-46
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