An-Najah University Journal for Research - B (Humanities)


This study's goal was to find the extent of ethical leadership practiced by the heads of academic departments at Hebron University from their standpoint. The extent of ethical leadership practices was tested according to gender, qualification, specialization, and years of experience. The survey used the mixed approach that integrated qualitative and quantitative methods. Both questionnaires and interviews were applied on (23) department heads at Hebron University. The study showed that the practice of the ethical leadership among the heads of departments at Hebron University was high; significant differences due to qualifications and years of experience; no significant differences due to gender and specialization. The study recommended that it's vital to practice ethical leadership by the heads of academic departments and conducting awareness campaigns to show the principles of ethical leadership and its effect on functionality.