Determining and Evaluating Criteria for Transformational Leadership in Educational Institutions With AHP Method

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Mızrak F., Culduz M.

in: Transformational Leadership Styles for Global Leaders: Management and Communication Strategies, Darcia Ann Marie Roache, Editor, IGI GLOBAL, Pennsylvania, pp.56-77, 2023

  • Publication Type: Book Chapter / Chapter Research Book
  • Publication Date: 2023
  • Publisher: IGI GLOBAL
  • City: Pennsylvania
  • Page Numbers: pp.56-77
  • Editors: Darcia Ann Marie Roache, Editor
  • Istanbul Medipol University Affiliated: Yes


As all sectors, educational institutions need to keep up with the chance and developments. In this scope, transformational leaders are among the most important requirements. For this reason, it is important for executives working in educational institutions to have transformational leadership characteristics and to demonstrate these characteristics by using them for the management of the schools. Based on these data, the main purpose of this research is to determine the transformational leadership characteristics in educational institutions. In this context, the criteria obtained as a result of literature review and inter- views with five experts working in educational institutions have been weighted with the AHP method to determine their priorities. It is thought that the findings of the research will be a guide for educational institutions which have changed especially after the pandemic. At the same time, it is believed that the criteria determined according to the order of importance will contribute to the senior manager selection process of the relevant institutions