Predictors of Job Performance: Emotional Intelligence, Psychological Capital and Proactive Personality
Munazza Zahra1, Daisy Mui Hung Kee2

1Munazza Zahra, School of Management, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Penang, Malaysia.
2Daisy Mui Hung Kee, School of Management, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Penang, Malaysia.
Manuscript received on 21 November 2019 | Revised Manuscript received on 04 December 2019 | Manuscript Published on 10 December 2019 | PP: 440-447 | Volume-8 Issue-3S2 October 2019 | Retrieval Number: C10851083S219/2019©BEIESP | DOI: 10.35940/ijrte.C1085.1083S219
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Abstract: The achievement of a whole organization relies on the performance of the representatives and employers are always concerned with enhancing job performance of employees. In this time of globalization, organizations are utilizing trend setting innovations, to guarantee the general achievement, there is a desperate need of skilled workers. This paper explores the significance of individual factors as an antecedent to employee job performance. As past studies have discovered that high emotional intelligence decidedly influence workers’ performance and psychological capital is a constructive mental condition of advancement that can be a predictor of wanted performance results while past investigations additionally analysed that self-started proactive behavior is increasingly important for better performance. Existing studies recognizes a need to investigate factors that can enhance job performance. Taking a clue from past researches, we propose an integrative framework connecting the three independent variables to dependent variable i.e. job performance. To get a more profound comprehension of the construct, we propose work engagement as a mediator that will clarify the relationship between emotional intelligence, psychological capital and proactive personality with the job performance. At the end, we presume that these three predictors, emotional intelligence, psychological capital and proactive personality are key variables that will help in better job performance of employees.
Keywords: Psychological Capital (Psycap), Emotional Intelligence (EI), Job Performance (JP), Proactive Personality (PP), Work Engagement (WE).
Scope of the Article: Social Sciences