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|Title:||Leadership attributes driving the transformation agenda in a university in South Africa||Authors:||Ngcamu, Bethuel Sibongiseni||Keywords:||Race;restructuring;stakeholder;transformation agenda||Issue Date:||2015||Publisher:||Global Business and Technology Association||Source:||Ngcamu, B. S. 2015. Leadership attributes driving the transformation agenda in a university in South Africa. (In: 17th Annual International Conference, Peniche/Lisbon, Portugal, July, 7-11, 2015). [https://www.researchgate.net/publication/280040240]||Conference:||17th Annual International Conference, Peniche/Lisbon, Portugal, July, 7-11, 2015||Abstract:||This study investigates the leaders’ knowledge and leadership attributes that have the potential to influence transformation, post-merger and incorporation of the DUT. The research study is grounded in quantitative methods whereby a survey was conducted to 191 university leaders with 133 returned successfully generating the response percentage of 70%. The findings generated the reliability coefficient Alpha of 0.947 indicating the high degree of acceptance and consistent of the results. The findings revealed the highest percentage of 70% regarding the belief that transformation refers to restructuring the institution more than commonly anticipated variables such as race (56%). Furthermore the findings revealed that nearly 40% of the research participants do not feel that the university creates platform for open debates; independent thinking and freedom of speech (30%). This study is expected to contribute to the body of knowledge in the realization of both the institutional and national transformation agenda.||Description:||Conference Paper||URI:||https://www.researchgate.net/publication/280040240
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