Universal Journal of Educational Research Vol. 8(5), pp. 1665 - 1675
DOI: 10.13189/ujer.2020.080502
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Critical Success Factors of Sustainable Leadership: Evidence from High-achievement School


Mohd Faiz Mohd Yaakob 1,*, Noor Hashimah Hashim 2, Mat Rahimi Yusof 1, Mohd Sofian Omar Fauzee 1, Muhammad Noor Abdul Aziz 1, Hareesol Khun-Inkeeree 3, Akhmad Habibi 4, Khuan Wai Bing 5
1 School of Education and Modern Languages, Universiti Utara Malaysia, Malaysia
2 Institut Aminuddin Baki Cawangan Utara (IABCU), Kedah, Malaysia
3 School of Liberal Art, Wilalak University, Thailand
4 Faculty of Teacher Training and Education, Jambi University, Indonesia
5 Faculty of Economics and Management, Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris, Malaysia

ABSTRACT

This study aims to identify critical success factors of sustainable leadership success. A total of 629 teachers were involved in answering the questionnaires that were distributed. Meanwhile, 4 school principals and 8 teachers were involved in semi-structured interviews to support quantitative findings. The findings showed that all factors of sustainable leadership namely; Focus on Pupils, Lateral Capacity Building Through Networks, Sustain Work Positive Environment, Deep Learning, Intelligent Accountability and Vertical Relationships, and Commitment to Changing Context at All Levels, were practiced at high levels in the schools. Meanwhile, the qualitative findings support three critical success factors in sustainable leadership which are Sustain Work Positive Environment, Commitment to Changing Context at All Levels and Deep Learning. Thus, this study provides information to stakeholders and contribution to the academic research field.

KEYWORDS
Sustainable Leadership, Educational Administration, Educational Planning, Educational Planning and Policy

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(a). IEEE Format:
[1] Mohd Faiz Mohd Yaakob , Noor Hashimah Hashim , Mat Rahimi Yusof , Mohd Sofian Omar Fauzee , Muhammad Noor Abdul Aziz , Hareesol Khun-Inkeeree , Akhmad Habibi , Khuan Wai Bing , "Critical Success Factors of Sustainable Leadership: Evidence from High-achievement School," Universal Journal of Educational Research, Vol. 8, No. 5, pp. 1665 - 1675, 2020. DOI: 10.13189/ujer.2020.080502.

(b). APA Format:
Mohd Faiz Mohd Yaakob , Noor Hashimah Hashim , Mat Rahimi Yusof , Mohd Sofian Omar Fauzee , Muhammad Noor Abdul Aziz , Hareesol Khun-Inkeeree , Akhmad Habibi , Khuan Wai Bing (2020). Critical Success Factors of Sustainable Leadership: Evidence from High-achievement School. Universal Journal of Educational Research, 8(5), 1665 - 1675. DOI: 10.13189/ujer.2020.080502.