Authors : Ismail S. Iriqat
Abstract: The purpose of the study is evaluating the effectiveness of applying transformational leadership within the role of administrative leaders in Palestinian universities as perceived by beneficiaries such as faculty members in Beirzait University and Al-Quds University, to spread awareness and increasing faculty members knowledge of transformational leadership traits as it contributes in instilling excellence principles in the institutional work through applying the domains of transformational leadership, consequently, exploring similarities and differences between them. The sample contained two groups, the first was faculty members from Beirzait University totaling (100) faculty members as they are the most important beneficiaries and able to determine the application of transformational leadership within the role of administrative leaders in Palestinian universities, the second was a group of faculty members from Al-Quds University totaling (100) faculty members. In general, the findings related to individual consideration showed that there were no differences in the opinions of both universities about the application of transformational leadership within the role of administrative leaders in Palestinian universities except for the second item provided that (the administrative leadership in the university cares about the feelings of employees through encouragement and advise) in favor of faculty members in Beirzait universities. Moreover, item 970 provided that (administrative leadership spends time in training others), item (10) provided that (administrative leadership works on training and developing the abilities of employees in favor of Beirzait University; this indicates the decrease in job satisfaction of Al-Quds University faculty members especially in training and development; this goes with inspiration domain for item (3) related to the inspiring of employees by the administrative leadership and intellectual simulation domain for item (60 related to the determination of weakness and strength points by administrative leadership to treat them, this indicates the accuracy and agreement of respondents answers.
Ismail S. Iriqat , 2019. The Effectiveness of Applying Transformational Leadership within the Roles of Administrative Leaders in Palestinian Universities/Comparative Approach. The Social Sciences, 14: 105-115.