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An analysis of the relationship between school managers’ change leadership style and multi-factorial leadership styles from the views of

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The aim of this study has been to identify school managers’ leadership styles and levels in terms of teachers’ perceptions. The focus of the study includes primary, secondary and high schools in Şahinbey and Şehitkamil districts of Gaziantep. In the study, the selection of the sample, which consists of 228 teachers, was carried out by using the disproportionate cluster sampling method. The data have been collected via change leadership scale and multi-factorial leadership scale. For analysis of data Pearson Correlation coefficients have been used. According to the research results, teachers believe that among the multi-factorial leadership styles their managers show mostly transformational, transactional and change leadership behaviors, while they show laissez-faire leadership behaviors less frequently. It was also found out that there is a moderate relation between transformational and change leadership styles; a low-level weak relation between transformational and transactional leadership; and a low-level relation between transformational and laissez-faire leadership. On the other hand, there is a respectively low and meaningful relationship between change leadership and transactional leadership; a negative and very low relationship between change leadership and laissez-faire leadership. Finally, a low level relation has been detected between transactional leadership and laissez-faire leadership.

Yayınlandığı Kaynak : International Journal of Educational Methodology
  • Yıl : 2015
  • DOI : 10.12973/ijem.1.1.27
  • Cilt : 1
  • ISSN : 2469-9632
  • Sayı : 1
  • Sayfa Aralığı : 27-34
  • IO Kayıt No : 55040
  • Yayıncı : TAY Yayınları