International Academic Journal of Accounting and Financial Management

  • ISSN 2454-2350

The effect of social intelligence on teamwork in Hamedan‟s Ekbatan Hospital

Alireza Shojaeyan

Abstract: The purpose of this paper is to examine the impact of social intelligence on teamwork among Hamedan‟s Ekbatan Hospital personnels. This study is an applied research and the method is correlational research component and the data collection method was the quantitative one. The population consisted of all employees of Hamedan‟s Ekbatan Hospital in the year 2013 that equal to 403 so 200 persons selected randomly by using kocran‟s formula as samples. Measurement tools are the Crowne (2009) and KHaje-Anari (2008) for social intelligence and teamwork respectively. The results of regression analysis show, social intelligence has a significant positive effect on teamwork. Moreover, all aspects of social intelligence e.g. information analysis, social skills and social awareness were able to predict the teamwork. The social awareness, expressed more powerful effect on teamwork in comparison to other aspects of social intelligence.

Keywords: Social intelligence, teamwork, information analysis, social skills, social awareness Introduction

Page: 32-38

Volume 1, Issue 2, 2014