Cognitive Empathy and Leadership Performance of Middle Level Educational Managers in a State University
Indian Journal of Science and Technology
Objective: This study aimed at evaluating the relationship between cognitive empathy and leadership performance of the middle level educational managers in a Philippine State University. Methodology: Utilizing the correlation method of research, data collected via the administration of two sets of questionnaires to 59 respondents across campuses were analyzed using appropriate descriptive and inferential statistical tools. Findings: Results have revealed variance in profile characteristics of
... haracteristics of the respondents which did not manifest any significant relationship with cognitive empathy and leadership performance. Furthermore, it was shown that the middle level educational managers exhibited enhanced and effective functioning skills in the different domains of cognitive empathy and have showcased a high level of leadership in all performance parameters. Generally, cognitive empathy showed a positive significant relationship with leadership performance. Application: Findings imply the need to further strengthen weaker areas of cognitive empathy of middle-level managers as it is proven to impact positive variance on leadership. Article Type: Article Article Citation: Riomar Obliopas, Felix Afable, Janette Rivera. Cognitive empathy and leadership performance of middle level educational managers in a state university.