RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN ENTREPRENEURIAL LEADERSHIP BEHAVIORS OF SCHOOL ADMINISTRATORS AND ORGANIZATIONAL CULTURE

Mehmet Akif Helvaci, Yücel Özkaya

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The purpose of this study is to investigate the relationship between entrepreneurial leadership behaviors of school administrators and organizational culture according to the opinions of teachers working in primary, secondary and high schools in Kütahya city center and districts. This research is a descriptive relational study. The sample of the study consisted of 395 teachers working in 2018-2019 Academic Year in the city center and districts of Kütahya province. Sample was selected by means of realistic sampling method. The data were analyzed with SPSS 18.0 statistical program. Within the scope of the research, whether there is a relationship between entrepreneurial leadership behaviors of administrators and organizational culture and sub-dimensions; and how entrepreneurial leadership behaviors of school administrators predicted organizational culture and sub-dimensions were examined. According to the findings, it was seen that school administrators could explain the 43.5% of the organizational culture statistically significant in the sense of entrepreneurial leadership behaviors in general. However, according to the correlation test results, it was found that there was a statistically significant, positive and moderate but close to high level relationship between administrator entrepreneurial leadership behaviors and organizational culture. According to these results, entrepreneurial leadership behaviors of school administrators have a statistically significant effect on organizational culture and it was concluded that as the entrepreneurial leadership behaviors of school administrators increase the organizational culture level increases.

 

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