Change Leadership Practices at the University of Khartoum, Sudan

Authors

  • Saifaldin Idris Onia Department of Educational Administration, Faculty of Education, University of Khartoum, Sudan https://orcid.org/0000-0002-7451-7761
  • Matebe Tafere Gedifew Department of Educational Planning and Management, College of Education and Behavioral Sciences, Bahir Dar University, Ethiopia
  • Amare Sahile Department of Educational Psychology, College of Education and Behavioral Sciences, Bahir Dar University, Ethiopia

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.47577/tssj.v21i1.3908

Keywords:

Change leadership, Kotter's change model, University of Khartoum.

Abstract

This study aimed to examine change leadership practices at the University of Khartoum with a major purpose of enhancing the importance and understanding of change leadership practices at the University of Khartoum. This study tried to capture staff members’ perception of the creating a climate for change, engaging and enabling the whole organization and implementing and sustaining change. In doing so, a survey research design was employed. Data were collected using questionnaire from university's staff members. The result shows high level of change leadership practices in the University of Khartoum with its different dimensions. Consequently, creating a climate for change has practiced in the University of Khartoum. The University of Khartoum has engaged and enabled the whole organization in the change process. The findings indicate that the University of Khartoum has implemented and sustained change process. Besides, no statistically significant difference between the male and female groups in the extent of change leadership practices. Therefore, it was reflected that the university leaders should make a strong case for the necessity of the change prior to implementation. Overall, the vision, strategies and objectives of the University of Khartoum should involve the importance of change. In addition, extra efforts should be made to maintain change leadership culture in the University of Khartoum.

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Published

2021-07-09

How to Cite

Onia, S. I., Gedifew, M. T., & Sahile, A. (2021). Change Leadership Practices at the University of Khartoum, Sudan. Technium Social Sciences Journal, 21(1), 20–29. https://doi.org/10.47577/tssj.v21i1.3908

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Administrative Sciences