Gender differentiation in leadership styles among high school principals in North Carolina

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Priscilla Gayle Brookbank (Creator)
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG )
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Joseph E. Bryson

Abstract: The purpose of this study was to discover differences in specific gender traits utilized by male and female high school principals as perceived by themselves and their subordinates. Six females and six males in matched schools comprised the sample. Each principal was asked to complete Elias Porter's Strength Deployment Inventory® and Job Interactions Inventory™ and to select five random instructional staff members to complete a Strength Deployment Inventory, Feedback Edition.® For each principal, profiles were prepared showing (1) the principal's perception of his leadership style when things are going well and when not, (2) the teachers' perceptions of the principal's leadership style when things are going well and when not, and (3) the congruence of the principal's perceptions of his leadership style and his perception of what the job requires.

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Language: English
Date: 1991
High school principals $z North Carolina $x Sex differences
Leadership $x Sex differences
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