Examining the Impact of Emotional Intelligence on Intention to Finish the Assignment of Indian Expatriates in the USA
Rajeesh Viswanathan1, Sarathlal2, Moiz Mohammed3, Jahira Parveen4
1Dr. Rajeesh Viswanathan, Assistant Professor, Department of International Business, School of Management, Pondicherry University, Pondicherry (Tamil Nadu), India.
2Sarathlal, Research Scholar, Department of International Business, School of Management, Pondicherry University, Pondicherry (Tamil Nadu), India.
3Dr. Moiz Mohammed, Associate Professor, Nawab Shah Alam Khan College of Engineering and Technology, Hyderabad (Telangana), India.
4Dr. Jahira Parveen, Assistant Professor, Faculty of Management, SRM Institute of Technology, Chennai (Tamil Nadu), India.
Manuscript received on 06 July 2019 | Revised Manuscript received on 16 August 2019 | Manuscript Published on 27 August 2019 | PP: 642-649 | Volume-8 Issue-2S4 July 2019 | Retrieval Number: B11280782S419/2019©BEIESP | DOI: 10.35940/ijrte.B1128.0782S419
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Abstract: The present study is an attempt to examine relationship of emotional intelligence, cultural intelligence, perceived organizational support, perceived family support, work adjustment, general adjustment with Intention to finish the assignment of Indian Information technology expatriates in United States of America. This study adopts positivist deductive approach it, starts with clear variables which are derived from theory and based on these variables. Structured questionnaire is used to collect the data. The sample for the present study was collected from the Indian IT expatriates who are assigned to USA working in the four major IT cluster of USA i.e. California, Washington, New York, & Chicago. A total 634 questionnaires were received indicating a response rate of 52 %. The questionnaire for this study consists of 78 items and the five point Likert scale is used for record the response. SPSS 21 and Microsoft excel are the statistical packages and regression is the tools used in the present study. The study proposes a strong relationship among emotional intelligence and expatriate intention to finish the assignment. . An emotional intelligent employee is more adjustable to the new cultural work environment and there are high chances of him being completing the assignment. Cultural intelligence help the expatriate to adjust well to the diverse work environment and when the expatriate is well adjusted to the new environment, his or her intention to complete the assignment will be high. The importance of the organizational support is essential for the employee well-being and the employees if they perceive that organization supports them in all facets of their work and family they will to be more productive and more committed to the organization. A well-adjusted employee to both general environment and work environment will have high intention to finish the assignment. No significant relationship was found between perceived family support and expatriate intention to finish the assignment. One of the important reason for the expatriate failure is the non-adjustment of the family so the perceived family support have a direct impact on the expatriate intention to finish the assignment.
Keywords: Emotional Intelligence Intention to Finish the Assignment Cultural Intelligence Cross Cultural Adjustment Perceived Organizational Supporting Practices Perceived Family Support.
Scope of the Article: Swarm Intelligence