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American Journal of Educational Research. 2014, 2(11), 1088-1090
DOI: 10.12691/education-2-11-13
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What Matters Most? Determinants of Administrative Effectiveness

Khuda Bakhsh1, , Azhar Mumtaz Saadi1 and Shafqat Rassol1

1Assistant Professor, GC University, Faisalabad

Pub. Date: November 19, 2014

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Khuda Bakhsh, Azhar Mumtaz Saadi and Shafqat Rassol. What Matters Most? Determinants of Administrative Effectiveness. American Journal of Educational Research. 2014; 2(11):1088-1090. doi: 10.12691/education-2-11-13


The study focused on certain factors influencing the effectiveness of Heads of Departments in public sector universities. The researcher developed a questionnaire to measure the determinants and the effectiveness was measured by Leadership Practices Inventory LPI. A sample of five hundreds teachers from twenty one randomly selected universities participated in the study. Regression analysis of the collected data was made to answer ‘How well the selected factors influence the administrative effectiveness of Heads of Departments (HoDs)’. It was found that all the selected factors are positively correlated with administrative effectiveness. Personality Traits proved as strongest determinant followed by organizational climate with significant predictive powers.

administrative effectivess organizational climate personality traits

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