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Harun Serpil
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2020 Volume 10
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Volume 3, Issue 2, August 2013,
Page(s): 90-96
Empirical Research
Received: September 24, 2012; Accepted: March 6, 2013; Published online: July 27, 2013
doi:10.2399/yod.13.012; Copyright © 2013, Deomed
Managerial effectiveness levels of academic staff serving as university department chairs
Hülya Kasapoğlu (E-mail)
Educational Administration, Supervision, Planning and Economics, Department of Educational Sciences, Fatih Faculty of Education, Karadeniz Technical University, Trabzon, Turkey
*This work has been prepared as a scientific research project of Karadeniz Technical University.
Higher education institutions as a pioneer of social change, aim to educate qualified workforce. For this purpose, firstly it is very important that in every department of universities there should be heads of departments who are in capable of directing human resources appropriately and effectively and have leadership qualities. Head of the departments together with their academical identity are leaders of the organization in the departmental level and it is important how effective they are in managerial duties which they start with no backround training. In order to strengthen the performances of department heads, they should be assessed and should be informed about the results. The aim of this research was to determine Heads of Departments’ level of managerial effectiveness according to instructors’ views. The differences between instructors’ opinions have been evaluated in terms of gender, area of expertise, priority and academic titles. The sample of this research is consisted of 114 voluntary instructors who work at Black Sea Technical University. In the study the managerial effectiveness scale, developed by the researcher, is used. With the scale, instructors’ opinions about their department chairs are determined. Many-Whitney U and Kruskal-Wallis tests are used to check if there is a difference between instructors’ opinions or not.
Keywords: Effectiveness, heads of departments, instructors, managerial effectiveness.
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