Relationship Between Emotional Intelligence and Locus of Control With Decision-making Styles among Corporate Managers in Iran

  • Ali Ahmadi M.A Student in MBA, Faculty of management, Tehran University, Tehran, Iran
  • Rosa Hendijani PhD, Faculty Member of MBA Department, Tehran University, Tehran, Iran
Keywords: Emotional Intelligence, Locus of Control, Decision-Making Styles


Emotional intelligence is defined as the facilitator of the perception, expression, attraction, understanding, and regulation of relationships that stimulates intellectual and emotional growth. Those who are more conscious about their emotions have more skills in managing emotional problems. They also have higher decision-making power. The purpose of this study is to investigate the relationship between emotional intelligence and locus of control with decision-making styles in corporate executives. The research method is descriptive and in terms of nature, it is a correlative study. The statistical population of the research is all managers and supervisors of Iran Khodro Company. The results of this study indicate that there is a strong relationship between emotional intelligence and styles of decision making in managers and supervisors of this company, but there is not a significant relationship between locus of control and decision making styles.


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How to Cite
Ahmadi, A., & Hendijani, R. (2018). Relationship Between Emotional Intelligence and Locus of Control With Decision-making Styles among Corporate Managers in Iran. Journal of Business and Social Review in Emerging Economies, 4(2), 139-146.