Decision-making, leadership, and performance links in private education institutes

Demir, Ahmet and Budur, Taylan (2021) Decision-making, leadership, and performance links in private education institutes. Rajagiri Management Journal. ISSN 09729968

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Purpose—The paper aims to investigate the relationships between participative decisionmaking, ethical leadership, and leadership performance, which might make school leaders quit autocratic behavior and enhance their performance at private K12 schools in Iraq. Design/methodology/approach—The researchers collected data through a questionnaire using a stratified sampling methodology from 207 educators of 10 institutions. The research methodology included demographic analysis, factor analysis, structural equation modeling, and mediation analysis. Findings—The participative decision-making affected moral, knowledge, and attitude that contributed to leadership performance. Besides, the only attitude mediated the relationship between participative decision-making and leadership performance. Results, limitations/implications—The study is limited to private K12 schools in Iraq. Therefore, the findings cannot be generalized. It might guide educational institutes to change their management style. Originality/value—The study delivers a unique insight into education in Iraq.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Decision-making, education, ethics, leadership, performance
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Depositing User: ePrints deposit
Date Deposited: 02 Feb 2021 11:07
Last Modified: 02 Feb 2021 11:07

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