The Study of Barriers of Participative Management from the Perspective of School Administrators
This study aimed to investigate the barriers to the development of participative management from the perspective of school administrators to identify inhibiting factors in Kermanshah. For this purpose, after the study of contemporary research findings, obstacles to the development of participatory management were divided in five groups of structural factors, human factors, and factors in information systems, and factors related to the nature and the workplace and for each of these components were determined. In order to assess the barriers to the development of participative management from the perspective of school administrators, a researcher-made questionnaire developed by Pournader (2013), Sadeghi Haddad (2012) and Negin Tagi (2005) was designed. The questionnaire was with 40 questions using a Likert scale. Its validity was confirmed through content validity and its reliability through Cornbrash's alpha (89/0 = α). After determining the sample size using Morgan table by simple random sampling, questionnaires were distributed to managers. To analyze the data, SPSS and LISREL soft wares were employed. Results indicate that among the identified factors, the most important and influential hinder to the development of participative management from the perspective of administrators was related to human factors.
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Mediterranean Journal of Social Sciences ISSN 2039-9340(Print) ISSN 2039-2117(Online)
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