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Transformational leadership at a higher education institution

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dc.contributor.advisor Joubert, Johan Pierre Retief en
dc.contributor.author Van Niekerk, Magdalena Maria en
dc.date.accessioned 2009-08-25T10:54:46Z
dc.date.available 2009-08-25T10:54:46Z
dc.date.issued 2005-11-30
dc.date.submitted 2005-11-30 en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10500/1601
dc.description.abstract This study investigates transformational leadership at a higher education institution. The systems paradigm serves as the point of departure, while the construct `leadership', which forms the driving force of change in the organisation, and the concept `transformational leadership', are integrated to yield a mechanism for the optimal positioning of the organisation in the ambit of transformation. The results indicate that the leadership style at the higher institution in question is transformational in nature. From the literature review it became evident that although it is possible for transformational leaders to fail in the transformational strategy, the transformational leader may exhibit the most `ideal' leadership style for the higher education institution engaged in a turnaround strategy. Based on the results of the study, additional proposals are made regarding further study in the area of transformational leadership as well as possible decisions regarding human resource management for the higher education institution in question. en
dc.format.extent 1 online resource (xiii, 189 leaves)
dc.language.iso en en
dc.subject Human resource management en
dc.subject Authentic leadership en
dc.subject Pseudotransformational leadership en
dc.subject Multifactor Leadership Quesionnaire (MLQ 5X) en
dc.subject Constructs of transformational leadership en
dc.subject Academic work en
dc.subject Transformation in higher education realm en
dc.subject Transformational change en
dc.subject Higher education institution en
dc.subject Transactional leadership en
dc.subject Transformational leadership en
dc.subject.ddc 658.4092
dc.subject.lcsh Leadership
dc.subject.lcsh Educational leadership
dc.subject.lcsh College personnel management
dc.subject.lcsh Organizational change
dc.title Transformational leadership at a higher education institution en
dc.type Dissertation en
dc.description.department Industrial and Organisational Psychology en
dc.description.degree M.A. (Industrial and Organisational Psychology) en


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