Influence of Emotional Intelligence on the Work Performance of Seafarers

Maritime transportation process is a complex and closed system in which human factors has arisen as an important concept. Seafarers try to adapt themselves to the vessel environment and perform their tasks while creating new social interactions with each other. These social interactions can be directly shaped by the emotional intelligence trait of the seafarers. Accordingly in this study, it is aimed to understand the relationship between the emotional intelligence trait of the seafarers and the job performances of them during a maritime transportation process. Through the study, it is seen that the seamen with high emotional intelligence show a high level of performance as well. Furthermore a positive relationship has been monitored between ages, years of employment, level of education and duty on a ship, as well as emotional intelligence as a result of correlations established with demographic features.


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  • Accession Number: 01608010
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Aug 5 2016 4:44PM