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  • Modeling Personal Excellence Competences for Junior High School Principals Based on AHP Method  [MASS 2016]
  • DOI: 10.4236/jss.2016.47007   PP.46 - 51
  • Author(s)
  • Hui-Wen Vivian Tang, Mu-Shang Yin, Yuling Liu
  • The objective of the study is to prioritize training needs for the purpose of enhancing personal excellence (PE) competences among a group of nine junior high school principals in Taiwan. A hierarchical PE map with 16 factors clustered under four dimensions was developed as the research framework for further analysis. The utilization of analytic hierarchy process (AHP) technique for prioritizing perceived importance of PE competences aims to determine contextually specific training interventions for a target group of school leaders. A PE training course coverage is shaped with a focus on enhancing critical PE factors of emotional competence for the target group of school principals. The hierarchical structure of PE and method introduced by the present study would contribute to school leadership development, as well as a scheme for leadership selection and evaluations. Limitations and further explorations based on results of the study are discussed.

  • Personal Excellence, Emotional Intelligence, Leadership Development, Analytic Hierarchy Process
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