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Ingeniare. Revista chilena de ingeniería
versión On-line ISSN 0718-3305
PEDRAJA-REJAS, Liliana et al. LEADERSHIP STYLES AND RESULTS OF EDUCATION QUALITY MEASURING SYSTEM: AN EMPIRICAL STUDY IN ARICA-CHILE ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS. Ingeniare. Rev. chil. ing. [online]. 2009, vol.17, n.1, pp.21-26. ISSN 0718-3305. http://dx.doi.org/10.4067/S0718-33052009000100003.
This study aims to explore whether there is a statistically significant relationship between leadership styles and the results that students get in the national testing system for measuring the quality of education. To this end, working with a sample of 21 elementary schools in the city of Arica, Chile. The results suggest that transformational leadership style has a positive influence on the quality of schools, style transactional not have statistically significant influence, while the style "laissez faire" has a negative influence on the results in the system for measuring the quality of education.
Palabras clave : Leadership styles; education quality measuring; schools.