The Construction of Elementary School Principals’ Coherent Leadership Competence Indicators
This study aimed to construct elementary school principals’ coherent leadership competence indicators, as well as the indicators’ relationships of effects and weight system. The construction included three stages. During the first stage, the dimensions and indicators of elementary school principals’ coherent leadership were developed based on literature review, and they were validated by 13 experts. Then, stratified random sampling was conducted; 519 elementary school principals were invited to fill out the questionnaire, and 377 of them returned with a valid questionnaire. By using SPSS and AMOS, item analysis and confirmatory factor analysis were conducted. During the second stage, 14 scholars and experts were invited to fill out the expert questionnaire. By using DEMATEL, INRM of dimensions and indicators were created. During the third stage, by using DANP, the relationships of effects among indicators and weight system were established. The findings of this study indicated: First, there are four dimensions and 20 indicators of elementary school principals’ coherent leadership; Second, there is an interdependent relationship between the four dimensions and they influence each other; Third, the four dimensions are, in order of importance, collaborative cultures, focusing direction, deepening learning, and securing accountability. Finally, specific suggestions were offered for leadership practice and future research.
|關鍵詞||校長學、能力指標建構、凝聚力領導、principalship、construction of competence indicator、coherent leadership|