Volume 12, Issue 36 (7-2009)                   jha 2009, 12(36): 61-69 | Back to browse issues page

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siadat S, kazemi I, Mokhtaripour M. Relationship between Moral Intelligence and the Team Leadership in Administrators from Faculty Members` Point of View at the Medical Sciences University of Isfahan 2008-2009 . jha. 2009; 12 (36) :61-69
URL: http://jha.iums.ac.ir/article-1-425-en.html
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Introduction: Rapid changes, flexibility, variety of work force and lack of observe of ethic in organizations has caused the attention of many researchers as Borba with the moral intelligence theory and Kim with the team leadership theory. The purpose of this research was to determine the relationship between moral intelligence with team leadership in academic and non-academic administrators from a point of view faculty members in the MUI. Research hypothesis were: 1) There is a relation between moral intelligence indices (integrity, responsibility, compassion and forgiveness) and participative leadership between two groups, 2) There is a difference between faculty members opinion,3) And there is a difference between two groups. 

Methods: This is a correlative and causal -comparative research. Statistical population consists of faculty members and academic and non-academic administrators in MUI who were 551 and 210 respectively. Statistical sample were 144 and 109 people, selected randomly. Research instruments were MI and TL questionnaires. 

Results: We found: 1) a positive and significant relation between MI indices and TL between two groups, 2) a difference between grade averages of PL for faculty members in terms of age , 3) a difference between grade averages of MI for academic administrators in terms of tenure but there was no difference between grade averages non-academic administrators.

Conclusion: Our findings are consistent to, and similar with findings of Lennick and Kiel, Kim, Wood and Fields, Louperna, Pratti and et al. Development in ethical leaders is related to behaviors that they show. Since people in educational institutions requires different skills, team leadership acts better than a single leader and attention to ethics improve team work moral.

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Received: 2009/10/4

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