Narrative Analysis Regarding Vision of Executive Leadership at University Level

  •  Uzma Syeda Gilani    
  •  Umar Ali Khan    


Vision is one of the necessary dimensions of executive leadership which provides a direction for future. This study investigated the difference in the vision that is narrated by three executive leaders of old established universities of the region. Narrative research method was selected in which cross case comparison design was followed. Population of the study was all the Vice Chancellors of Public sector universities of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan. Three Vice Chancellors of old established Universities were taken as sample of the study. Narrative story was interviewed in the form of structured questions, transcript and tabulated with interpretation. For trustworthiness of study, prolonged engagement and persistent observation, peer review and member checking was the part of study. There was significant difference among the views of three executive leaders, having different situation, backgrounds and it affected the University progress. Leadership is inborn but without proper situation analysis and resources, it can't be successful. 

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