Keywords : Spiritual Intelligence

The role of spiritual intelligence in employees’ withdrawal behaviors in physical education organization

Davoud Noroozi; Salehe Abdi Masumabad

International Journal of Organizational Leadership, 2015, Volume 4, Issue 1, Pages 60-71
DOI: 10.33844/ijol.2015.60292

Spiritual intelligence is the mind’s capacity to handle substantial and spiritual aspects of life. According to previous studies, spiritual intelligence can be effective in reducing the withdrawal behavior of employees. This study investigated the effect of spiritual intelligence on employees’ withdrawal behavior in Ardabil Physical Education organization. The statistical population of this study included all the employees of Physical Education organization of Ardabil (N=60). Descriptive Statistics, Pearson Correlation, and Linear Regression Analyses were used to assess the association between spiritual intelligence and withdrawal behaviors. The results of the study revealed that spiritual intelligence had positive and significant effect on reducing employees’ withdrawal behavior. The findings supported that spiritual intelligence training as a new psychological and religious construction may reduce psychological and physical withdrawal behaviors and improve the employees’ perception of themselves.