Epistemological beliefs and transformational-transactional leadership behaviours of Directors in child-care centres
Brownlee, Joanne M., Nailon, Diane L. , & Tickle, Emma L. (2004) Epistemological beliefs and transformational-transactional leadership behaviours of Directors in child-care centres. In 2nd Annual International Conference on Cognition, Language and Special Education Research ‘Educating: Weaving research into practice’, December 2004, Gold Coast, Australia.
This paper reports on a small pilot study to assess the epistemological beliefs and leadership values related to learning espoused by five Directors working in long day care centres in Brisbane. The study uses an interview protocol to assess beliefs about leadership and beliefs about the nature of knowing and knowledge. As expected, there were broad correlations between the epistemological beliefs relating the nature of knowing and knowledge and the beliefs about leadership espoused by the directors. Espoused leadership beliefs associated transformational leadership were correlated with relativistic epistemological beliefs, while espoused leadership beliefs associated with transactional leadership were correlated with naïve and dualistic epistemological beliefs. Directors espousing mixture of leadership beliefs were found to hold mixture of epistemological beliefs.
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|Item Type:||Conference Paper|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > COMMERCE MANAGEMENT TOURISM AND SERVICES (150000) > BUSINESS AND MANAGEMENT (150300)|
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > EDUCATION (130000) > SPECIALIST STUDIES IN EDUCATION (130300) > Teacher Education and Professional Development of Educators (130313)
|Divisions:||Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > QUT Business School|
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Education
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2004 (please consult author)|
|Deposited On:||13 Oct 2005|
|Last Modified:||20 Mar 2013 11:03|
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