Omar Abdull Kareem

Omar Abdull Kareem
Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris (UPSI) | upsi · Faculty of Management and Economics

About

58
Publications
43,292
Reads
How we measure 'reads'
A 'read' is counted each time someone views a publication summary (such as the title, abstract, and list of authors), clicks on a figure, or views or downloads the full-text. Learn more
207
Citations
Introduction
Skills and Expertise

Publications

Publications (58)
Preprint
Full-text available
The main purpose of the study was to develop an empirical substantiated Subject Leader Servant Leadership Attributes (SLSLA) model pertaining critical servant leadership attributes among subject leaders in Malaysian secondary schools. Exploratory Factor Analysis (EFA) was applied to identify the underlying factors and Confirmatory Factor Analysis (...
Conference Paper
Full-text available
This study attempts to validate an integrative Teacher Commitment instrument through rigorous scale validation procedures. An adapted questionnaire with 13 items was administered to 606 and 814 secondary school teachers in Malaysia across Exploratory Factor Analysis (EFA) and Confirmatory Factor Analysis (CFA) stages prior to the COVID-19 pandemic...
Article
Full-text available
Despite the growing interest in clarifying the nature of servant leadership, there is a lack of consensus on the operationalization of servant leadership, most notably in school context. Considering this, this article presents an Exploratory Factor Analysis (EFA) on this literature gap. By designating subject leader (Guru Kanan Mata Pelajaran) as...
Article
Full-text available
Leadership is not for self-glorification instead it is a position of servant-hood and indebtedness. Despite the large amount of focus, there is no widely agreed upon consensus on the operationalization of servant leadership. Therefore, the purpose of this study is to clarify the nature of servant leadership with a new perspective. This was done...
Article
The objective of the survey was to examine the relationship between perceived teacher competencies in the era of Education 4.0 (TCEdu4.0) and teacher attitudes toward change (TATC) in Malaysian secondary schools. A total of 1,293 teachers from 80 secondary schools that were chosen using disproportionate stratified sampling method completed the ques...
Article
Full-text available
Kajian ini bertujuan untuk mengenal pasti tahap Sikap Guru Terhadap Perubahan (SGTP) dalam kalangan guru di Sekolah Kebangsaan (SK) di Semenanjung Malaysia. Secara khususnya, kajian ini bertujuan untuk mengenal pasti tahap SGTP berdasarkan dimensi Kognitif, Afektif dan Tingkah Laku. Kajian ini mengaplikasikan kaedah kuantitatif yang menggunakan pen...
Article
The main objective of the study was to examine the implementation of Professional Learning Communities (PLCs) in Malaysian secondary schools. The study was conducted by using quantitative method whereby a total of 971 principals, senior assistants and teachers were involved in the survey. The descriptive statistical analysis was employed to obtain...
Article
Full-text available
The purpose of the study was to develop an empirical School Leadership Competency Model for the era of Education 4.0 (SLCMEduc4.0) to identify school leadership competencies that facilitate and maximise effectiveness in leading sustainable schools in Malaysia. Exploratory Factor Analysis (EFA) was employed to identify the underlying factors whereas...
Article
Full-text available
Kajian ini bertujuan untuk mengenal pasti tahap amalan kepimpinan teragih dalam kalangan guru besar di Sekolah Jenis Kebangsaan Cina (SJKC) di Semenanjung Malaysia. Secara khususnya, kajian ini bertujuan untuk mengenal pasti tahap amalan kepimpinan teragih berdasarkan dimensi Misi, Visi dan Matlamat, Budaya Sekolah, Perkongsian Tanggungjawab dan Am...
Conference Paper
Full-text available
Kajian ini bertujuan untuk mengenal pasti tahap Sikap Guru Terhadap Perubahan (SGTP) dalam kalangan guru di Sekolah Jenis Kebangsaan Cina (SJKC) di Semenanjung Malaysia. Secara khususnya, kajian ini bertujuan untuk mengenal pasti tahap SGTP berdasarkan dimensi Kognitif, Afektif dan Tingkah Laku. Kajian ini mengaplikasikan kaedah kuantitatif yang me...
Article
Full-text available
The main aim of the study was to examine whether headteachers in Malaysian primary schools were equipped with the relevant competencies to execute school change, in the light of increasing demands for educational excellence and ensuing school reforms. A comparison was made between the National School (NS) and National-Type Chinese School (NTCS). Da...
Article
Full-text available
The study aimed to examine the levels and patterns of Principal Change Leadership Competencies (PCLC) in Malaysian High-Performing Secondary Schools (HPSS) and Mediocre-Performing Secondary Schools (MPSS). Data were collected from school principals, senior assistants, and teachers in HPSS and MPSS. A total of 1,010 respondents completed the survey....
Article
Full-text available
The purpose of the study was to examine the relationship between principal change leadership emotional intelligence (PCLEI) and teacher attitudes towards change (TATC) in Malaysian High-Performing Secondary School (HPSS), Mediocre-Performing Secondary School (MPSS) and Low-Performing Secondary School (LPSS). A total of 1,195 teachers completed the...
Article
Full-text available
The main purpose of the study was to develop a substantiated Principals Change Leadership Emotional Intelligence (PCLEI) model to identify critical PCLEI that maximises change effectiveness in Malaysian secondary schools. It adopted a survey method with 731 school principals as respondents. It was tested rigorously with Rasch analysis and structura...
Article
Full-text available
This study investigates the relationship between Principal Change Leadership Competencies, Teacher Change Beliefs and Teacher Attitudes toward Change. A total of 936 teachers from 47 High Performing Secondary Schools in Malaysia completed the survey. Structural equation modelling was applied to test the models. Firstly, the results showed that Prin...
Article
Full-text available
The objectives of the study were to validate a substantiated Teacher Attitudes towards Change (TATC) model and an instrument to identify critical components of TATC. A total of 936 teachers from 47 high-performing secondary schools completed the survey. Five different pretests had been applied to ensure the validity and reliability of the instrumen...
Article
Full-text available
The purpose of this study is to exam the behavior of Organizational Citizenship Behaviour (OCB) among academic staff. The respondents of this study consist of 1704 people academic staff in public university selected by simple random. A set of questionnaires was used based on Organizational Behavior Scale containing 22 items with five dimensions tha...
Article
Full-text available
The objectives of the study were to examine the level and the determinant factors of Teacher Change Beliefs (TCB). A total of 936 teachers from 47 High Performing Secondary School (HPSS) completed the survey. The findings revealed that teachers of HPSS scored high in TCB. The highest scores were observed in Discrepancy, followed by Principal Suppor...
Preprint
Full-text available
The objectives of the study were to validate a substantiated Teacher Change Beliefs Model (TCBM) and an instrument to identify critical components of teacher change beliefs (TCB) in Malaysian secondary schools. Five different pilot test approaches were applied to ensure the validity and reliability of the instrument. A total of 936 teachers from 47...
Article
Higher education institutions worldwide are competing for students by providing unique learning and well-being services to students. However, campus services often cannot cope with increasing demand for counselling or other forms of well-being treatment with the increased number of students in their campuses. The case will explore the university ma...
Article
Full-text available
The objectives of the study were to validate a substantiated Teacher Change Beliefs Model (TCBM) and an instrument to identify critical components of teacher change beliefs (TCB) in Malaysian secondary schools. Five different pilot test approaches were applied to ensure the validity and reliability of the instrument. A total of 936 teachers from 47...
Article
Full-text available
Organizational culture is closely related to the socialization process that occurs in organizations. The purpose of this study is to investigate the socialization related learning process among new staff in secondary schools in Peninsular Malaysia. Respondents consist of new school staff categorized as graduate teachers, non-graduate teachers and s...
Article
Full-text available
The role of school teachers will continue to develop in tandem with the current developments in the world of education. The expectation of stakeholders and parents towards school has also increased due to a strong demand for an innovative teaching and learning. This paper therefore highlighted the significant role of school leaders to practice inst...
Article
The main purpose of this study was aimed at exploring the influences that shape women headteachers' management abilities in the course of their daily management and decision-making activities. A phenomenological research paradigm is used in this study. The main focus of phenomenological research is on describing the "essence" of a phenomenon from t...
Article
With the nature of school leadership in Malaysia going through significant changes, headteachers in particular, need new kinds of knowledge, attitudes and skills to perform their work effectively and efficiently. Instructional strategies for headteachers in Malaysia, frequently revolves around training programs developed externally by experts. The...

Network

Cited By