Transformational Leadership of Principal in Private Preschool: A Relationship to Workplace Spirituality

  • Siti Fairos Saffardin Universiti Sains Malaysia
  • Al-Amin Mydin Universiti Sains Malaysia
  • Abdul Ghani Kanesan Abdullah Universiti Sains Malaysia
Keywords: Transformational Leadership, Workplace Spirituality, Private Preschool, Dimension


The objective of the research is to identify the relationship between transformational leadership among the principles of workplace spirituality. Furthermore, the relationship between the four dimensions of transformational and workplace spirituality is examined in this study. This survey included a total of 70 preschools that involve the teachers as participants. Partial Least Squares Structural Equation Modeling (PLS-SEM) was used to analyze the acquired data. This study, on the other hand, preschool demonstrates that transformational leadership has a considerable beneficial link with workplace spirituality. Furthermore, each of the transformational leadership sub-dimensions shows a significant direct association with workplace spirituality. As a result, the study's implications are useful to both teachers and principals in terms of increasing their degree of workplace spirituality. The direct consequence is that the principal should integrate any four transformational dimensions to accomplish the aim and objective of early childhood education.


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