Invitational leadership practices at a school of foreign languages from a gendered perspective: a case study

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2018
Durna, Zübeyde
This case study aims at exploring the perceptions of the instructors and the school director towards the employment of invitational leadership model and the factors affecting the instructors’ perceptions from a gendered perspective. The participants of this study are the instructors and the school director working at the School of Foreign Languages of a state university in Ankara, Turkey. Data were gathered through a perception questionnaire for the instructors and the school director and one to one and focus group interviews. The results were interpreted in reference to defined gender theories. The findings revealed that both the instructors and the school director participating in this study have positive attitudes towards the adoption of invitational leadership practices in their institution although there are some practices which need to be improved. The findings also suggested that gender and years of experience have an effect on the instructors’ perceptions related to the employment of the invitational leadership practices at school.

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Z. Durna, “Invitational leadership practices at a school of foreign languages from a gendered perspective: a case study,” M.S. - Master of Science, Middle East Technical University, 2018.