The Impact of Leadership Soft Skills in Increasing the Organisational Agility of Educational Institutions In Light Of Covid-19

Assistant Prof. Jinan Shihab Ahmed

Abstract: The current research aims to reveal the extent to which the research community members are interested in promoting inclusive soft leadership skills and knowing the level of availability of organisational agility factors at the headquarters of private schools (the field examined) in the city of Diwaniyah. Knowledge of the impact of soft leadership skills is represented by its dimensions (communication, initiative, training, and team-building skills), which are characterised by soft administrative leadership in private schools, on organisational agility, and to achieve the goal of the research, private schools were selected in the centre of Diwaniyah Governorate in the Republic of Iraq, which numbered 65 schools, (273) questionnaires were distributed to the individuals of the research sample. The study reached several conclusions, perhaps the most prominent of which is the enjoyment of the administrative leaders in the researched schools with soft leadership skills such as communication skills, initiative, and training, as well as anticipating the future and hard and persistent work, and thus possessing a sound and fundamental base for starting towards organisational agility, In addition to this, the study recommended giving more emphasis on motivating workers and giving them inspiration and motivation towards finding and generating creative and innovative ideas and methods of work in light of the Corona pandemic, which is reflected in the performance achieved at the school level.

FULL TEXT PDF 1-12 ] DOI: 10.30566/ijo-bs/2022.01.78

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