The objective of the study was to find out the relationship between emotional intelligence and the decision-making of secondary school principals. The current study was descriptive and quantitative in nature, and a survey method was applied to collect the data.All the secondary school principals working in District Haveli and Punch were the population of the study. The instrument used was a self-developed questionnaire to collect the data. The questionnaire was used comprising of three parts. Part A of the questionnaire was used for demographic data, part B was used to measure emotional intelligence, and Part C of the questionnaire was utilized to measure the decision-making styles. The researcher collected data from all secondary school principals of both districts, District Haveli and District Bagh, including private and public school principals, using a universal sampling technique. Data were analyzed through SPSS by using Pearson's correlation analysis. It is inferred that a significant and strong positive relationship exists between emotional intelligence and decision-making styles of principals.
1-Nazir Haider Shah Assistant Professor, Department of Education, University of Kotli, Azad Jammu and Kashmir, Pakistan.2-Muhammad Naqeeb ul Khalil Shaheen Lecturer, Department of Education, University of Kotli, Azad Jammu and Kashmir, Pakistan.3-Sobia Yaseen Lecturer, Department of Education, University of Kotli, Azad Jammu and Kashmir, Pakistan.
Emotional intelligence, Decision Making, Correlational Study, School Principals