Importance Of Administrative Leadership Qualities in Combating Corruption Health Care Organization System, Analytical Approach

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Hasan Salih Suliman Al-Qudah , Nizar Abdulhai Ahmed Al-Subahi , Mohannead Taha O. Alkhateeb , Ahmed Ali Alzahrani , Fahed Naseer Alhazmi


Current study aims to focus on traits and characteristics of administrative leadership and its role in combating corruption within Saudi healthcare sector. Researcher took into perspective traits of administrative leadership within a framework of three main theories including (Trait theory, behavioral theory and situational theory).  Collecting primary data was done through utilizing quantitative approach launching from the adoption of a questionnaire. Population of study consisted of all higher and middle managers within Saudi healthcare system. A convenient sample of (94) individuals was chosen and exposed to a self-administered questionnaire. Data was screened and analyzed through SPSS where statistical tests were done on the collected primary data including means and standard deviation, frequency and percentages, Cronbach's Alpha for consistency and reliability of study tool in addition to multiple and simple/linear regression tests. After analysis, study concluded that the administrative leadership theories adopted in the current study have a significant impact on anti-corruption efforts within the Saudi health sector, where "behavioral theory" appeared as the most influential with an R value of 0.651 and a strong and positive statistical effect of 42.4 % is followed by "trait theory" with a mean score of 28.3%. Study recommended the need for leadership to stay away from all suspicious practices wherever possible, and to publicize work activities and practices. Further recommendations were presented later in the study.

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