THE IMPACT OF EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE AND PRESSURE ON WORKING STRESS OF ELEMENTARY TEACHERS DURING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC IN HO CHI MINH CITY
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This study was conducted to identify and analyze the impact of emotional intelligence and pressure on working stress of elementary teachers, who had been teaching online during Covid-19 pandemic in Ho Chi Minh City. Qualitative research was conducted through focus group discussions with experts, and quantitative research was conducted through direct interviews with elementary teachers, who lived in Ho Chi Minh city. The results showed that: trait happiness had negative impact on working stress of elementary teachers; workload pressure, time pressure, technology pressure were factors that had possitive impact on working stress of elementary teachers during Covid-19 pandemic in Ho Chi Minh City. Based on these findings, the authors would propose some managerial implications to decrease the working stress of elementary teachers.