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American Journal of Social Science Research, Vol.1, No.3, Aug. 2015, Pub. Date: Jun. 24, 2015
Investigating the Relationship Between Personality Traits of Administrators and Teachers' Empowerment (Case Study: Public Schools of JAVADABAD)
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[01] Hadi Rezghi Shirsavar, Department of Educational Management, College of Education and Psychology, GARMSAR Branch, Islamic Azad University, Garmsar, Iran.
[02] Jafar Mansorikhah, Department of Educational Management, College of Education and Psychology, GARMSAR Branch, Islamic Azad University, Garmsar, Iran.
This study aimed to investigate the relationship between personality traits of administrators (extraversion, agreeableness, conscientiousness, emotional stability, and openness to experience) and teachers' empowerment. To achieve this objective, a descriptive research in correlational type has been used. The statistical population of this research includes all teachers and administrators in public schools of JAVADABAD. In this study, a five factor model of personality and a 49-item questionnaire to measure empowerment of teachers have been used to assess personality traits of administrators and the teachers' empowerment, respectively. The research hypotheses test has been done using SPSS and LISREL software. The results show that in general there is no significant relationship between personality traits of administrators and teachers' empowerment, and among the 5 dimensions of personality, there is only significant relationship between the characteristic of administrators' agreeableness and teachers' empowerment. The results suggested a way to improve knowledge and skills of teachers a top priority administrator consider. In addition, the performance of teachers affected by the performance of the executive directors, so it is necessary to improve their yield towering notice.
Personality Traits, Five Factor Model of Personality, Teacher Empowerment
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