A Strategy for Developing the Leadership Practice through Wise Governance from the VieWpoint of Al Taif University Members

Laila M. Abo Alola

Abstract


The study aimed at proposing a strategy for developing the leadership practice in Taif University through wise governance. The study population included all faculty members at the Taif University which represented -1358- members. A questionnaire was administered tostudy a randomized sample which consist of -321- faculty members which represented -24%- of the study population. The findings showed that faculty members perceived the degree of practicing good governance generally as moderate. Also, the results showed statistically significant differences between the degree of importance and the degree of leadership practice through good governance. There were no statistically significant differences according to gender, but there were statistically significant differences according to academic rank in favor of the higher academic rank only in the following three dimensions of leadership practice through good governance: transparency, active participation, and accountability. In light of these results, a strategy was proposed which implied a number of recommendations, including: Application of the proposed strategy, spreading the culture of accountability, and providing equal opportunities for participation in decision-making for both men and women's departments.

 


Keywords


Governance, leadership, strategy, Taif University.

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.24200/jeps.vol11iss1pp17-35

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