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A comparison of authoritative and participative leadership styles regarding physical education teachers' efficiency


Honari, Habib and Goudarzi, Mohmoud and Heidari, Akhbar and Emami, Afsani (2010) A comparison of authoritative and participative leadership styles regarding physical education teachers' efficiency. In: The Third International Conference on International Studies (ICIS 2010), 1st-2nd December 2010, Hotel Istana Kuala Lumpur. College of Law, Government and International Studies, Universiti Utara Malaysia. , Universiti Utara Malaysia, pp. 1-7. ISBN 9789832078456

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Abstract

The purpose of this study is to compare the authoritative and participative leadership styles regarding physical education teachers` efficiency. To this end, 40 school principals and 40 male and female physical education teachers at secondary schools were randomly assigned to participate in the study . School principals performance assessed with Fiddler leadership style questionnaire with reliability coefficient of 0.86 by teachers.Also, teachers`performance evaluated with teacher -made questionnaire with validity coefficient of 0.87 (Cronbach Alpha) completed by the students. Data distribution was normal shown in this study using kolmogorov-smirnov test. Additionally,statistical method in terms of statistical model is parametric,while non-parametric statistics is employed for heterogeneous groups through which desired hypotheses discussed using Pearson correlation test, Spearman correlation coefficient and T –test. Results indicate that there exists a significant relationship between the leadership style of school principals and physical education teachers efficiency at 5% significance level.The results show that participative leadership style would end up with substantial efficiency of male and female education teachers, whereas authoritative leadership style has shown the lowest efficiency.

Item Type: Book Section
Additional Information: Jointly Organised by Ministry of Higher Education, UUM College of Law, Government & International Studies (UUM COLGIS) and Association of International Studies Malaysia (AIS)
Uncontrolled Keywords: leadership style, school principals, physical education teachers
Subjects: L Education > LC Special aspects of education
Divisions: College of Law, Government and International Studies
Depositing User: Mrs. Norazmilah Yaakub
Date Deposited: 22 Feb 2011 06:52
Last Modified: 27 Feb 2011 04:21
URI: http://repo.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/2468

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