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Hemmatinezhad M, Razavi S M H, Fathi Kajal F. The Leadership Styles of the Heads of Physical Education Departments. Ann Appl Sport Sci 2013; 1 (4) :37-44
1- Department of Sport Management, Faculty of physical education and sport sciences
2- Faculty of physical education and sport sciences ,
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The purpose of this survey is to study the change-oriented, pragmatic, and neutered leadership styles of the heads of physical education departments in the province of Ardebil. 180 heads of sports commissions answered a multi-factor leadership questionnaire (MLQ). The multi-factor leadership questionnaire includes 41 questions covering three leadership styles of change-oriented, pragmatic, and neutered. The validity of questionnaire has been studied and verified through the corrective feedbacks by the management and programming teachers of physical education, and the stability of questionnaire was determined 86% using Cronbach's alpha. In order to analyze the data, the statistical tests of chi-square and Friedman and Bonferroni post hoc test were used at a significant level (P ≤ 0 / 05). The Results showed that there was a significant difference between the pragmatic, change-oriented, and neutered leadership styles of the heads of physical education departments. Also, there was a significant difference among the priorities of the leadership styles of heads of physical education department. And, the change-oriented leadership style was placed as the first priority, while the pragmatic and neutered styles were considered as next priorities. There are significant differences among the subscales of the change-oriented and pragmatic leadership styles of physical education administrators.

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Type of Study: Original Article | Subject: Sport Management and its related branches
Received: 2013/03/7 | Accepted: 2013/11/11

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