The relationship between decision making styles and leadership styles among public schools principals

Aieman Ahmad Al-Omari*

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The present study examined the relationships between leadership styles and decision-making styles among public schools principals. A total of 108 principals returned questionnaires from Russaifa Education District in Jordan. The Decision Style Inventory and the Administrative Styles Questionnaire were used in this study. "Directive decision making style" was predominant among school principals,. Leadership style (5, 5) "Constituency-Centered Administration" was predominant among school principals. The results revealed that no significant correlation exists between decision making styles and leadership styles of school principals. Upon the research findings, some recommendations were recommended.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)100-110
Number of pages11
JournalInternational Education Studies
Issue number7
Publication statusPublished - 2013
Externally publishedYes


  • Decision making styles
  • Jordan
  • Leadership styles
  • School principals

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Education

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