Document Type : CASE STUDY


1 Department of Organizational Entrepreneurship, Faculty of Entrepreneurship, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran

2 Department of Entrepreneurship Technology, Science and Research Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran

3 Department of Geography and Urban Planning, Yadegar-e-Imam Khomeini (RAH) Shahre Rey Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran


In the last decades, large organizations have paid more attention to the topics such as creativity and innovation in organizational level because of changes and evolutions in the increasing competition field and unreliable environmental conditions. This research investigates the influence of emotional intelligence on the organizational innovation. This research is considered application-oriented and descriptive regarding the objectives and data collection method, respectively. Statistical population of the research included 300 employees from whom 169 employees were selected as statistical sample applying simple random sampling method and Cochran`s formula. Data collection was performed on the basis of standard questionnaires of emotional intelligence and organizational innovation. Questionnaire`s stability was calculated as 0.88 applying a Cronbach`s alpha coefficient. The obtained data were analyzed by applying regression and correlation coefficients in software SPSS. Research results showed that emotional intelligence and it`sdimensions had a significant positive influence on the organizational innovation in the employees


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