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ERIC Number: EJ1118925
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2016
Pages: 10
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-2222-1735
The Extent of Practicing the Skills of Team Work Leadership among Heads of Departments in Directorate of Education in Methnb, Saudi Arabia: A Field Study
Alotaibi, Norah Muhayya; Tayeb, Aziza
Journal of Education and Practice, v7 n30 p104-113 2016
Sound leadership has an important role in achieving the success of any institution; so the leader must possess some work team leadership skills such as decision-taking, communication, motivation, conflict management and meeting management. The current study is an attempt to identify the extent of practicing team work leadership skills among the heads of the departments in the Directorate of Education in Methnb Governorate. Utilizing the descriptive surveying method and the descriptive comparative method, it was applied to (58) heads of the departments and (107) supervisors. Their viewpoints were taken into account through a reliable questionnaire. The current study resulted that practicing of all skills for all dimensions of work team leadership among the heads of the departments, represented in decision-taking, communication, motivation, conflict management and meeting management, was high. The communication skill comes among the most practiced skill of the work team leadership skills, followed by meeting management skill, decision-taking skill, motivation skill, and conflict management skill, respectively. There were statistically significant differences at the level of (0.05) between the means of practicing the work team leadership skills among the heads of the departments from the perspective of their supervisors according to years of experience variable in favor of the more experienced heads of the departments. The study recommended the need of holding permanent training courses for department heads to promote their team work leadership skills.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Saudi Arabia
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