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  • Volume 2016

    A Strategic Perspective Comparison of Educational Transformational and Transactional Leadership
    (International Journal of Education Works)

    Vol. 1, Issue 1, PP. 1-4, January, 2016

    Keywords: Leadership, Transformational Leadershhip, Transactional Leadership, Institutes, Management.

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    The competitive environment and globalization strikes to higher learning institutes to adapt strategic variations in response to wide effects of globalization and competitive environment, in order to remain pertinent and get competitive benefits. Therefore, there is a more acute need of active leadership behavior nowadays than before. A comparative study had been directed for this purpose, to examine the leadership types (Transformational vs. Transactional leadership) & their usefulness for advanced education institutes. The key emphasis of this study was advanced education institutes. Previous literature related to the leadership types mainly transactional and transformational leadership and their effectiveness in learning institutes was reviewed in current study. Both leadership styles were operative in various circumstances as shown by present study’s result. For management of operational activities, transactional leaders were quite appropriate, while transformational leaders could play a very vital part in tactical development of higher education institutes. Hence, in order to implement their organizational policies, the higher education institutes came up with a solid leadership trends.


    Atif Saleem: MSc (Post-graduation), UMT, Lahore-Pakistan.

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