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Table 2 Descriptive Statistics: Means (M), Standard Deviations (SD), Cronbach α and Correlations

From: The moderating effect of emotional competence on job satisfaction and organisational commitment of healthcare professionals

    Emotional Competence (EC)  
Subscales of Job Satisfaction (JS) M (SD) α AE CP PER TE PE NE RE IN OC
Self-realization 3.81 (.77) .89 .16 .09 −.15 −.21* −.18 −.00 .04 −.07 .28**
Resignation 3.51 (.71) .78 .15 .20* −.10 −.02 −.10 −.10 .20 .06 .21*
Salary 3.13 (.86) .82 .05 .09 −.17 −.10 −.24* −.08 −.02 .07 .41**
Workplace 3.53 (.77) .87 .05 .04 −.13 −.16 −.17 .01 .05 −.11 .38**
Other reasons 3.48 (.71) .77 .15 .11 −.12 −.05 −.18 −.06 .02 .06 .52**
Job Satisfaction (Total score) 3.49 (.65) .95 .12 .10 −.17 −.12 −.16 −.09 .04 −.02 .40**
Organisational Commitment (OC) 3.33 (.72) .91 .01 .02 .04 −.11 −.04 −.01 .00 .23*  
M (SD)    4.41 (.63) 3.92 (.60) 3.65 (.59) 2.94 (.93) 3.46 (.60) 3.00 (.68) 3.47 (.67) 3.19 (.69)  
α    .64 .73 .67 .83 .66 .82 .79 .64  
  1. Notes: AE: “attention to one’s own emotions”, CP: “clarity of emotional perception”, PER: “perspective taking”, TE: “trust in one’s own expressivity”, PE: “positive expressivity”, NE: “negative expressivity”, RE: “reflective handling of emotions”, and IN: “influencing one’s own emotions”
  2. (i) *p < .05, **p < .01
  3. (ii) N = 96
  4. (iii) α = Cronbach α