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Barnett, Donald E. – Journal of Leadership Education, 2019
Online higher education has rapidly expanded in the United States and displays a great opportunity for growth. Coupled with the growth of e-learning is the need for adjunct faculty to satisfy the need for additional online classes. Despite the importance of online adjunct faculty, little research has been performed to determine their work…
Descriptors: Leadership Styles, Questionnaires, Transformational Leadership, Predictor Variables
Fecenko, Anne Deidre – ProQuest LLC, 2017
The role of teacher assistants has paralleled the changes in education over the years. The teacher assistants, who numbered 1.3 million in 2008 and are projected to increase by 10 percent by 2018 (Office of Labor Statistics, 2012) are valuable members of our educational communities providing support to students with special needs. These teacher…
Descriptors: Special Education Teachers, Teacher Attitudes, Teacher Role, Supervision
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Hariri, Hasan; Monypenny, Richard; Prideaux, Murray – School Leadership & Management, 2016
School leadership is seen as important for both schools and for government and private policy-makers. The relationships between teacher-perceived principal leadership styles, teacher-perceived principal decision-making styles and teacher-perceived job satisfaction in schools in Lampung Province, Indonesia were examined. Data were collected by…
Descriptors: Principals, Leadership Styles, Decision Making, Job Satisfaction
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Zacher, Hannes; Johnson, Emily – Studies in Higher Education, 2015
Leadership and creativity have received increasing attention from researchers in the field of higher education; however, empirical studies investigating these topics simultaneously are rare. In this study, the authors examined relationships between PhD students' perceptions of their advising professors' passive-avoidant, transactional, and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Leadership Styles, Creativity
Gidman, Lori Kathleen – ProQuest LLC, 2013
The leadership style of academic leaders was studied through the eyes of faculty members. This empirical study looked at faculty perceptions of academic leadership with the use of a numerical survey as the basis for observation. Faculty members at six private liberal arts institutions completed the Multifactor Leadership Questionnaire (MLQ) in…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Teacher Attitudes, Leadership Styles, Private Colleges
Berksteiner, Earl J. – ProQuest LLC, 2013
The purpose of this quantitative descriptive correlational study was to determine if associations existed between middle- and early-college (MEC) principals' leadership styles, teacher motivation, and teacher satisfaction. MEC programs were programs designed to assist high school students who were not served well in a traditional setting (Middle…
Descriptors: Leadership Styles, Principals, College Preparation, College Programs
Tamrat Zeleke, Frew – ProQuest LLC, 2013
The job satisfaction of higher education faculty can be affected by the kind of leadership style practiced by leaders of an institution. This study examined perceived principals' leadership styles related to faculty job satisfaction in Higher Theological Institutions of Addis Ababa (HTIAA), Ethiopia. Leadership style in this study was defined as…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Principals, Leadership Styles, Job Satisfaction
Malok, Malok N. – ProQuest LLC, 2012
The purpose of this study was to investigate the relationship between leadership style and motivation among faculty members in two public universities in the Republic of the South Sudan. The researcher examined this issue by surveying and interviewing faculty members in two public universities in the Republic of South Sudan, a total of 67 for…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Leadership Styles, Teacher Motivation, College Faculty
Luton, Bill – ProQuest LLC, 2010
Ample evidence is available citing a positive relationship between transformational leadership and organizational commitment (Boerner et al., 2007; Bono & Judge, 2003; Bycio, Hackett, & Allen, 1995; Chen, 2004; Emery & Barker, 2007; Walumbwa, Orwa, Wang, & Lawler, 2005). The majority of research on leadership in higher education,…
Descriptors: Statistical Analysis, Transformational Leadership, Department Heads, Business Administration Education