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Leadership Performance of Emotionally Intelligent Subject Leaders


Norma Ghamrawi, Tarek Shal, Najah Ghamrawi

The purpose of this study was to examine the relationship existing between the emotional intelligence of subject leaders and their leadership performance. The study was carried out in 23, K-12 private schools in Beirut, Lebanon where 10 subject leaders from each school participated. Thus the sample was comprised of 230 subject leaders. Participant completed two surveys: (1) Emotional Intelligence Appraisal (Bradberry and Greaves , 2003), which measures (a) self–awareness, (b) self–management, (c) social awareness, (d) relationship management, and (e) overall emotional intelligence; and (2) Educational Leadership Improvement Tool (DeFranco and Golden, 2003), which assesses leadership performance in the area of (a) leadership attributes, (b) visionary leadership, (c) community leadership, (d) instructional leadership, (e) data-driven improvement, (f) organization to improve student learning, (g) organization to improve staff efficacy, (h) cultural competence, and (i) educational management. SPSS 18.0 was employed to carry out a multivariate analysis of variance (MANOVA) in order to determine the relationship between emotional intelligence and subject leaders’ leadership performance.

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