Perception of women as a leader in the technical and vocational education field

Esa, Ahmad and Abd Jamil, Nurul Isyraf (2013) Perception of women as a leader in the technical and vocational education field. Educational Technology . ISSN 2229-712X

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Abstract

Leadership is perceived as being masculine and as a result women are less likely to be seen as leaders regardless of their capability. The purpose of this research is to identify the perception of the respondent about the domain of women as a leader in the field of technical and vocational based on the six domain of leadership and the level of six domain of leadership. A total of 18 female students from section 3 were chosen as respondents. A set of questionnaire was used as an instrument. It consists of two parts. Part A is about the demography of the respondent and part B is about the items to measure respondent’s perception of women as leaders in technical and vocational fields. The question in this study is based on the six domain of leadership. Data collected was processed using Statistics Package for Social Science (SPSS version 16.0) and were analyzed based on descriptive such as mean score, frequency and percentage. The outcome of this research shows that perception of respondent if women want to be or be a leader, they need have domain ethical in the leadership and the level of six domain show the high level result but only the domain inspirational have the moderate level.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:leadership; women;technical and vocational
Subjects:L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB1050 Educational psychology
L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB2801 School administration and organization
Divisions:Faculty of Technical and Vocational Education > Department of Professional Education
ID Code:6217
Deposited By:Prof. Madya Dr Ahmad Bin Esa
Deposited On:08 Dec 2014 11:59
Last Modified:08 Dec 2014 11:59

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