The Effect of Emotional Quotient and Adversity Quotient Toward the Anxiety of Facing Corporate work on Final Year Students of Faculty of Psychology UM


The purpose of this study is to determine the effect of emotional quotient and adversity quotient on the anxiety of facing corporate work in final-year students of FPsi UM. This research is conducted with a quantitative approach with the type of correlational description. The criteria of this research population included active students of FPsi UM and in the class of 2018 or above (262 people), and after calculating through the Slovin formula the number of people in this study were 158. This research was collected using a Likert scale (the emotional quotient scale, the adversity quotient scale, and the anxiety scale to face the corporate work), and all three tested validity using Pearson’s product-moment technique. The reliability of this research scale was stated using the Alpha Cronbach technique with subjects that matched the population criteria of 30 respondents. This study was analyzed using descriptive analysis and categorized using absolute norms. Hypothesis testing using multiple linear regression with the result of the F-test (p <.05) showed that there was a significant effect of simultant emotional quotient and adversity on the anxiety of facing corporate work where R square is 46.2%. Suggestions for undergraduate students that they can do are to improve their emotional quotient (learn to control emotions and moods) and adversity quotient (learn to admit mistakes and control themselves in difficult situations).

Keywords: emotional quotient, adversity quotient, anxiety of facing the corporate work

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