Reviewing Public Sector Leadership
Leadership is an essential component of public administration. There are variety of leadership dimensions, which evolves to highlight effective forms of leadership, in ensuring the stability of the government's administrative machinery. Using Quinn's (1988) dimensions of leadership, which are applicable to the current situation, 20 items were tested for validity using confirmatory factor analysis from the perspective of managerial groups and professionals from several ministries participated in the study. According to the findings, 17 measurement items have been validated, which demonstrates that two types of leadership exist in ensuring the organization's stability by taking into account the two existing internal and external environments. Failure to maintain control over these two environments will have an impact on the public sector's performance and add to the administration's instability. The ongoing effort to shape leadership must continue. The practical and methodological issues in relation to public leadership constructs are discussed in light of these findings.
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