Integrative Leadership Measure: Construct Development and Content Validity

  •  Sanober Salman Shaikh    


This article aims to develop framework of integrative leadership, therefore sub objectives were set to achieve the key objective of this study. The sub- objectives of this study were to form definition, initial constructs, and items and examining the content validity of newly developed integrative leadership measure. Thorough understanding and conceptualization of the various leadership styles and their scales was achieved by the review of literature. The integrative leadership definition and its framework were built through integration of six leadership types (transformational, authentic, ethical servant, spiritual and transactional). By means of synthesizing literature on six leadership styles and asseesment of content validity, initial 13 constructs, more than 100 sub- construct and 72 items of integrative leadership were obtained. In future, researchers should focus on examining construct validity and reliability of integrative leadership.

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