Impacts of Emotional Intelligence on job performance of secondary school teachers in Nigeria

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CHAPTER ONE/INTRODUCTION

The ability for educators to control their emotions is of the utmost significance. Stress is avoided, and they are better able to handle difficult situations in the classroom, all without the children being negatively impacted.
The significance of a teacher’s ability to understand and manage their own emotions

Teachers who aggressively confront their students, who chastise their kids, who lack empathy for their students, who punish them instead of saying “I’m here if you need help,” and who even reprimand their students lack the emotional intelligence to teach effectively to their students.

These behaviors are the direct outcome of their incapacity to control their own feelings and thoughts. This is not something that we learn at home or in school, which is why so many individuals lack the ability to manage their emotions well.

In recent decades, there has been a significant shift toward the application of emotional intelligence (EI) in various organizational setups. After the year 1990 came to a conclusion, there were significant shifts in organizational environments all around the world, which led to the creation of organizational behavior. The idea of emotional intelligence first appeared in the early 20th century. [Citation needed] [Citation needed] It was a subject that garnered a lot of attention in the 1990s. They were aware of the earlier work on non-cognitive components of intelligence when Salovey and Mayer came up with the term “emotional intelligence” in the year 1990 and created the term.

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