Psychological Workplace Climate, Emotional Intelligence and Employee Well-Being in Nepali Information Technology Industry

Authors

  • Shree Krishna Pokhrel KU
  • Ritu Goyal KU

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.3126/irjms.v7i1.50633

Keywords:

Psychological workplace climate, Emotional intelligence, Employee well-being

Abstract

Objectives – This paper investigates the impact of psychological workplace climate (PWC) on employee well-being (EWB). It also examines the moderating effect of emotional intelligence (EI) on the relationship of psychological workplace climate and overall employee well-being.

Design/Methodology/Approach – Quantitative approach is used as a design involving a self-administrated questionnaire for data collection from 125 information technology professionals working in 7 different software development companies of Kathmandu Valley. Different analytical tools like correlation analysis, hierarchical regression, and one-way analysis of variance (ANOVA) tests are executed to test the proposed hypotheses.

Findings – The results highlight the positive impact of psychological workplace climate on overall employee well-being and the moderating effect of emotional intelligence is evident in the relationships between independent and dependent variables.

Practical Implications – These findings highlight that managers must consider psychological workplace climate while formulating organizational policies and strategies. It also serves as a guideline for IT managers to improve their emotional intelligence for the well-being of their employees.

Originality/Value – The study depicts the high value of moderating variable - emotional intelligence and independent variable- psychological workplace climate on employee well-being, which is crucial knowledge to managers and chief executive officer (CEO) for building successful businesses.

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Author Biographies

Shree Krishna Pokhrel, KU

Lecturer, South Asian Institute of Management

Ritu Goyal, KU

School of Management, Kathmandu University 

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Published

2022-12-31

How to Cite

Pokhrel, S. K., & Goyal, R. (2022). Psychological Workplace Climate, Emotional Intelligence and Employee Well-Being in Nepali Information Technology Industry. The International Research Journal of Management Science, 7(1), 131–146. https://doi.org/10.3126/irjms.v7i1.50633

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