The Influence of Transformational Leadership on the Level of TQM Implementation in the Higher Education Sector

Hassan A. A. Argia, Aziah Ismail

Abstract


This current research paper investigates the role of transformational leadership on impacting the level of TQM implementation in the higher education sector. In addition, TQM, as a management philosophy, can be implemented successfully only when incorporated into the prevailing learning organization and adequate understanding of transformational leadership. The understanding of the relationship between the two represents a useful starting point into gaining an insight of TQM implementation in the higher education institutes. In order to build a strong foundation for the current research pivotal relevant review of previous literatures was initiated. The review assisted the researcher in formulating the research objectives, questions, aims and framework. The quantitative and qualitative research methods were used to derive the relationship between the variables of the study. A total number of 500 lecturers were selected randomly in order to exemplify the questionnaire raised topics complex. The findings of the current research indicated that transformational leadership dimension have positive influences and significant towards the practices of TQM in the selected universities.


Full Text: PDF DOI: 10.5539/hes.v3n1p136

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Higher Education Studies  ISSN 1925-4741 (Print)   ISSN 1925-475X (Online)

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