Presenting a Practical Model of Reinforcing Spiritual Leadership in Educational Institutes (A Case Study)

  •  Houshang Taghizadeh    
  •  Abdolhossein Shokri    


The present study seeks to identify the relation between the components of spiritual leadership and to present a practical model to reinforce the spiritual leadership in Tabriz Branch, Islamic Azad University. The research is of descriptive type, and the statistical population consists of all the official personnel of Tabriz Branch. The research sample, with regard to the limited size of the population, has been calculated 70 through the use of the sampling formula for limited populations as well as the application of simple random sampling technique. In order to collect data, the researchers have used a standard questionnaire. For data analysis, the statistical t-test, the interpretative structural modeling (ISM) technique, and MICMAC analysis have been used. The results of examining the dimensions of spiritual leadership indicate that each of the mentioned dimensions is higher than average. Also, the results of interpretative structural modeling technique and MICMAC analysis show that the components of organizational vision, organizational commitment, and hope/faith are the most effective among the components of spiritual leadership.

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