Strategic Leadership and Its Reflections in Educational Organizations

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NEYİŞCİ N., Erdogan A.

JOURNAL FOR EDUCATORS TEACHERS AND TRAINERS, vol.13, no.3, pp.15-22, 2022 (ESCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 13 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2022
  • Doi Number: 10.47750/jett.2022.13.03.002
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), Directory of Open Access Journals, DIALNET
  • Page Numbers: pp.15-22
  • Keywords: Strategic leadership, strategy, educational organizations, BEHAVIORS
  • Hacettepe University Affiliated: Yes


The historical leadership records that have continued over these centuries have caused people to think, question and do different research on the characteristics of leaders. Especially in the twenty-first century, it is seen that leadership and leader effectiveness have become an important issue in scientific research. Today, together with the changing structures and processes in organizational studies, strategy and vision development, goal and goal setting and leadership processes are the prominent concepts. Organizations must thoroughly assess the opportunities and risks in the environment in the twenty-first century if they are willing to grow and acquire a competitive advantage. They must also embrace flexible management techniques and have strategic leaders who can carry out these responsibilities. strategic leaders should focus on achieving sustainable competitive advantage or sustainable organizational success in organizations. A leader who is in the middle of a rapid change must be able to use his leadership qualities well in order for the organization to continue successfully. Strategic leadership, as it attaches importance to change, prefers long-term studies and solutions, ensures the acceptance of the vision by involving everyone, keeps development and progress above everything else, and has features from other leadership types, can be considered an appropriate type of leadership both for educational organizations and other organizations.