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Leadership patterns among schools' administrators in Malaysia


Wan Mahmud, Wan Marfazila and Ab. Jalil, Habibah and Abd Rahman, Fadzilah and Azmi Murad, Masrah Azrifah (2014) Leadership patterns among schools' administrators in Malaysia. Middle-East Journal of Scientific Research, 19. pp. 125-132. ISSN 1990-9233; ESSN: 1999-8147


This paper aims to observe the most dominant leadership patterns within the Malaysian schools administration practitioners. The administrator is a very important person in all matters in schools and one of the matters that seek important role of the administrator is their leadership. This study is to look at the most dominant leadership patterns used by school administrators in the management of their schools based on the results of previous studies that were conducted and also to observe the extent of the leadership pattern used to improve management and achievement in school. Discussion in this paper is based on the analysis of previous journal articles and studies. This paper is written to study the current approaches in leadership patterns used in schools’ management. It will also cover the findings of several studies undertaken in related area. In addition, this article can benefit the school administrators in the aspect of best practices in leadership and management in schools.

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Item Type: Article
Divisions: Faculty of Computer Science and Information Technology
Faculty of Educational Studies
Publisher: IDOSI Publications
Notes: Issue on Innovation Challenges in Multidiciplinary Research & Practice
Keywords: Leadership; Leadership pattern; School management
Depositing User: Nabilah Mustapa
Date Deposited: 24 Jan 2018 02:13
Last Modified: 24 Jan 2018 02:14
URI: http://psasir.upm.edu.my/id/eprint/58610
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