Distance Leadership Use and Faculty Members Job Satisfaction at Sultan Qaboos University During Pandemic Covid-19
The aim of this study was to assess faculty members' perceptions of their current department chairpersons' leadership frame use as it relates to their self-reported job satisfaction at Sultan Qaboos University in Sultanate of Oman. An online survey involving 128 faculty members was conducted. The questionnaire consists The Leadership Orientations (Other) Survey instrument with 32 questions, and Mohrman-Cooke-Mohrman Job Satisfaction Scale with 8 questions. Of the participants, 68.8% were males, and 31.3% were females. About 49.2% were in Humanities colleges, and 50.8% were in scientific. The predominant leadership frame for the department chairpersons was "human resources" (M=4.53, SD=.67). Intrinsic job satisfaction (M=4.13, SD=.60), was higher level than extrinsic job satisfaction (M=3.91, SD=.62). The correlation test showed that there was significant positive correlation between intrinsic, extrinsic job satisfaction and leadership frames. High level of correlation was between Intrinsic job satisfaction and Human leadership frame (r=.781).
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