Leadership Skills of Faculty Members at Al- Istiqlal University: Cadets' Point of Views

Mahmoud A Abu Samra

Abstract


The aim of this study is to determine the availability of leadership skills of faculty members (civilian and militarypersonnel) at Al- Istiqlal university (AIU). The population of the study was composed of AIU students, includingjuniors and sophomores. A random sample, consisting of 137 cadets, was chosen. The researcher developed aquestionnaire to measure the leadership skills of faculty members. The study results showed that the leadership skillsof faculty members at AIU are moderately available, where the average was 2.10 according to three –points Likertscale. They also revealed that the leadership skills of civilian faculty members were higher than those of the militarypersonnel on all domains of the study. Moreover, they indicated that there were no statistically significant differencesin the availability of leadership skills attributed to all variables of the study. Based on the results of the study, certainrecommendations were presented which assist in achieving objectives of the study as well as the objectives of AIU,collectively.


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World Journal of Education
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