The Leadership Competency of Higher Education Administrative Leaders

Sulastri ., Nurhizrah Gistituati, Neviyarni S., Hasdi Aimon


This research is based on the lack of optimal leadership competency of higher education administrative leaders. The purpose of this study is to describe the leadership competency of administrative leaders at Universitas Negeri Padang with indicators: change management, conflict management, decision-making, communication, team building, and performance-enhancing skills. The type of data in this study is quantitative. The population is the member of Universitas Negeri Padang with purposive sampling from administrative leaders. The data sources used in this study are 45 representatives consisting of heads of bureaus, deans, sub-heads, employees and lecturers. The result of the study proves that the leadership competency of administrative leaders is at level of 71.48% with an average of 2.98. It means that the leadership competency of the administrative leadership is still at a moderate/average level.

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