Innovative leadership attributes of school administrators in the Philippines: Implications for educational management

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Arlene Pagaura


Innovative leadership is crucial in the 21st century. The success of any organization depends on the kind of leaders in managing at the helm of the institution. This study determined the attributes of school administrators in the four dimensions namely: visionary, team builder, relationship builder, and risk taker. The descriptive method was employed using quantitative data. This study was conducted at Bukidnon State University, Northern Mindanao, Philippines. A total of 102 respondents participated in this study. They represented the five colleges of the university such as the College of Arts and Sciences, College of Nursing, College of Education, College of Social Development, College of Business, and College of Social Development and Technology. The data were gathered using a researcher-structured questionnaire. The instrument was validated and the coeffient reliability of Cronbach Alpha is 0.951. Mean and Standard deviation were utilized to analyze the data. The findings revealed that the administrators were rated agree by their teachers considering the four indicators of innovative leadership attributes. This implies that the administrators are much highly innovative. The result of the study serves as a guide for educational planners to incorporate the results of the study in the regular strategic planning.

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Pagaura, A. (2020). Innovative leadership attributes of school administrators in the Philippines: Implications for educational management. Interdisciplinary Research Review, 15(2), 1–7. Retrieved from
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