Keywords : Social intelligence

Identification and Assessment of Human Manipulation in the Work Environment

Anna Tomkova; Barbara Nicole Čigarská

International Journal of Organizational Leadership, 2022, Volume 11, Issue 3, Pages 274-286
DOI: 10.33844/ijol.2022.60330

This article aims to provide an overview of knowledge related to the complexity of manipulation in the work environment and focus on the specification of the issue. The attributes of manipulation in the work environment were analyzed based on the degree of perception of social intelligence factors, the level of manipulation, and the tendency to distrust others. The aim of the research was to examine statistically significant associations between the number of years of service and
the occurrence of manipulation in work. The research was carried out via MPS and MESI methodologies. The research sample (N = 183) comprised working students and employees from the private and public spheres from various work areas in Slovakia. In conclusion, no statistically significant associations existed between the number of worked years and manipulation at the workplace. Statistically, significant gender differences were documented in men within the attributes of manipulation. Higher average values ​​for attributes of empathy, social irritability, and mistrust were found in women.


Habib Ebrahimpoor?; Adel Zahed?; Azim Elyasi

International Journal of Organizational Leadership, 2013, Volume 2, Issue 1, Pages 1-10
DOI: 10.33844/ijol.2013.60352

The aim of this study was to investigate the relationships among dimensions of social intelligence, social skills, social information processing, social awareness, social desirability of organizational performance. Methods: This research was a descriptive study. The population in this study comprised all experts, assistants and managers of regional water companies in Ardabil province, and was about 164 randomly selected people. And to gather data from field methods the means of questionnaires were used. Tromso questionnaire was chosen and designed to measure social intelligence and organizational performance by assessing specific questions about Balanced Scorecard as independent variable. To achieve the multiplier effect of each variable on the dependent variable, Pearson correlation test was performed. Results indicated that social skills, social information processing, social awareness and social desirability of improving organizational performance had the most important part in social information processing, and social awareness and social skills played a secondary role in improving performance.