Transformational Leadership Behaviors of High School Students’ According to Leisure Preferences and Participation Type

Umit Dogan Ustun

Abstract


This paper aimed to investigate the transformational leadership behavior of high school students according to leisure
preferences and participation type. 226 high school students attending Bursa Atatürk High School participated in the
study voluntarily. In the study, to collect data transformational and transactional leadership scale developed by
Başoğlu (2013a) was revised and used. The construct validity of the scale assessed by confirmatory & explanatory
factor analyzes. To investigate the differences between the participants' transformational leadership behavior Kruskal
Wallis and Mann Whitney U nonparametric tests used. As a result, this study showed that students who chose
physical activities and who actively involved in leisure activities showed more transformational leadership than the
other students.


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DOI: https://doi.org/10.5430/wje.v8n4p18

 

World Journal of Education
ISSN 1925-0746(Print)  ISSN 1925-0754(Online)

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