The study aimed at identifying the availability level of the transformational leadership traits in the Libyan secondary schools managers (Male Schools), in the city of Derna, through the following features: (Attraction and influence, motivation and inspiration, intellectual stimulation, and individual attention) from the teachers point of view. The study also aimed at identifying the level of Innovation abilities of teachers under study, through the following dimensions: (originality, fluency, flexibility, risk analysis capability, sensitivity to problems, going out of the ordinary), besides, identifying the relationship nature of the influence of the transformational leadership traits on these Innovation abilities ,And to achieve the desired objectives, the study applied the descriptive analytical method. Therefore, the researcher has developed a questionnaire based on some previous studies, which they were sure of their credibility and reliability. The individuals who took the questinnair were a group of teachers at the Libyan secondary schools (males), in the city of Dema. They were about (337) teachers. We relied on the Krejcic and Morgar table (1970) to determine the size of the sample, which were specified as (181) forms. They were randomly and stratified selected, and after the distribution of the questionnaire, (151) form were retrieved as valid for statistical analysis. In analysing the study data, statistical computer program services were used through the software contained in (SPSS) According to the Arithmetic Mean, Standard Deviation, One Sample T Test and Person's Correlation - Coefficient. The results found were summarised as follows: Firstly, the study revealed that the overall level of the availability of transformational leadership traits collectively was average. Secondly, the study demonstrated that the availability level of attraction and influence, and motivation and inspiration characteristics were high. Thirdly, it showed that the motivation and inspiration traits are the top features of the transformational leadership readily available. Fourthly, the study revealed that the availability level of the traits of intellectual stimulation and individual attention was average Fifthly, the study concluded that the general level of the Innovation abilities of school teachers under study was average, the study showed that there is an average level of the dimensions of creativity of the following features: (Originality, flexibility, risk tolerance, out of the ordinary, and sensitivity to problems), while showed that the level of the dimensions (fluency, and the ability to analyze) was high, the study showed the presence of a statistically significant relationship between the traits of transformational leadership and the level of Innovation abilities at the significance of (1%). Finally, the study provided a set of recommendations which will hopefully leads to improve the level of Innovation abilities, and strengthen the availability of transformational leadership traits in the Libyan schools administrators
"The Relationship between Transformational Leadership in Light of Recent Trends and Creative Abilities of Libyans High School Teachers,"
Jerash for Research and Studies Journal مجلة جرش للبحوث والدراسات: Vol. 15
, Article 2.
Available at: https://digitalcommons.aaru.edu.jo/jpu/vol15/iss2/2