Relationships among Leader Behaviors, Emotional Intelligence and Organizational Change of Vocational High School Principals

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The main purpose of this study was to explore the relationships among leader behaviors, emotional intelligence, and organizational change of vocational high school principals. The population of this study was the full time teachers at vocational high school in Taiwan. The sample was drawn by stratified cluster technique, and it consist 600 teachers. The total usable questionnaires were 423 and usable returned rate was 70.5%. The collected data was analyzed by frequency distribution, t-test, ANOVA, and Pearson correlation coefficient. The findings were summarized as follows:
As measured by Emotional Intelligence and Multifactor Leadership Questionnaire, the five transformational behavior factors of idealized attributed, idealized behavior, inspirational motivation, intellectual stimulation, and individualized consideration were highly and positively related to overall emotional intelligence (r = .66 to .76).
As measured by Multifactor Leadership Questionnaire and Organizational Change Questionnaire, the five transformational behavior factors of idealized attributed, idealized behavior, inspirational motivation, intellectual stimulation, and individualized consideration were highly and positively related to overall organizational change (r = .73 to .80).


Keywords: Leader Behaviors, Emotional Intelligence, Organizational Change
Stream: Educational Leadership and Management
Presentation Type: Paper Presentation in English
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Tsanglang Liang

Chairperson, Department of Industrial Education and Technology, National Changhua University of Education
Changhua, Taiwan, Taiwan

Tsanglang Liang is an associate professor and chairperson in the Department of Industrial Education and Technology at the National Changhua University of Education in Changhua, Taiwan. He earned his MA and PhD from the University of Wisconsin and the University of Minnesota respectively. He was a visiting scholar of the University of Minnesota, University of Toronto, and University of Colorado. Dr. Liang's research interests have been focused on curriculum design and program evaluation in the areas of vocational education at the high school level. He is also devoted to the theory of leadership development in different organizational setting.

Chenghei Lu

Graduate Student, Department of Industrial Education and Technology, National Changhua University of Education
Changhua, Taiwan, Taiwan

Chenghei Lu is a research assistant at the In English Gaoxiong Medica University. She completed his master degree in the Department of Industrial Education and Technology at the National Changhua University of Education. Her research interest has been focused in the field leadership development at various organization.

Cheungwei Lin

Graduate Student, Department of Industrial Education and Technology, National Chang hua University of Education
Changhua, Taiwan, Taiwan

Cheungwei Lin is a research assistant at the Changhua University of Education. He completed his master degree in the Department of Industrial Education and Technology at the National Changhua University of Education. Her research interest has been focused in the field mechanical engineering, mechanical drafting. He currently also interesting in leadership development at various organization.

Ref: L09P1613