Leadership Competencies Development Among Academic Staffs: A Preliminary Observation

  • Noorasyikin Binti Nordin Faculty of Management and Economics, Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris (UPSI), Malaysia
Keywords: leadership competencies, leadership development, leadership development programme, development programme, academic staffs


Every organization needs a leader who is competent in managing change to meet the current demands of remaining competitive in the market, policy demands in government policy, information technology that is evolving day by day. Development of the global technologies required leadership competencies in order to achieve the organizational goal within the current trend setting. Hence, leadership competency development is embracing from time to time to fulfil the organization need not only in technology sector but also to cater the employee’s requirement such as skills, knowledges and abilities as well. Competent leaders manage to drive the employees towards the organization objective. They play their roles bringing the employees to work towards the strategic planning that have been plan ahead. This is essential because leader who perform well delegating task and to motivates employees to excellence and in the same time avoid conflict can easily adapt and participate in multicultural teams. This paper investigates the characteristics of leadership development programme that suit for the future leader among academic staffs.


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How to Cite
Nordin, N. (2021) “Leadership Competencies Development Among Academic Staffs: A Preliminary Observation”, Malaysian Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities (MJSSH), 6(7), pp. 370 - 375. doi: 10.47405/mjssh.v6i7.868.