International Journal of Business and Social Science

ISSN 2219-1933 (Print), 2219-6021 (Online) DOI: 10.30845/ijbss

 

Servant Leadership Practices among School Principals in Educational Directorates in Jordan
Dr. Kayed M. Salameh

Abstract
This study was to determine the extent that teachers perceived practice of Servant Leadership among school principals in Jordanian educational directorate. This study used the Organizational Leadership Assessment (OLA) tool. Results revealed that servant leadership practiced in moderate levels. Three categories of servant leadership: builds community, displays authenticity, and shares leadership were in high level of servant leadership practices. While values others, develops people, and provides leaders were in moderate level of practice servant leadership. Results indicate that teachers scores on six dimensions of servant leadership had no significantly differ regarding to their sex. The results indicate that teachers who have short number of years of teaching experiences perceived the level of practice of “develops others” among school principals higher than other teachers with a medium and high number of years of teaching experience. Also, the results indicate that teachers who have medium number of years of teaching experiences perceived the level of practice of “builds community” among school principals higher than other teachers with a short and high number of years of teaching experience. No difference in teachers perceived the level of practice of servant leadership among school principals related to their academic qualifications.

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