Assessment of Demographic Characteristics and Self-Actualization Dimensions of Academic Leaders in Tamil Nadu Universities: An Empirical StudyAuthor : R. Gopinath
Volume 9 No.2 July-December 2020 pp 1-7
The main aim of the research is to find out the details of demographic characteristics and priorities of self-actualization dimensions of academic leaders in Tamilnadu Universities. This report targets in identifying significant self-actualization dimensions and their importance. The conceptual framework of the paper is based on self-actualization and academic leader’s demographic characteristics. The demographic factors analyzedusing mean & standard deviation of self-actualization. For this purpose, a sample survey has been conducted taking a sample size of 419 using techniques multistage random sampling. In our research academic leaders belonging to different age groups, gender, educational qualification, different designation, salary and years of experience were surveyed. From the descriptive analysis most of the academic leaders is male and their age group is 49-53 years.
Most of the academic leader’s qualification is Ph.D. and their designation are SCAA/AC/Chair/Co-ordinator. Most of the academic leader’s monthly income is Rs 150001 to 210000 and their experience 21 to 26 years. The further analysis is Equanimity has been ranked as top most self-actualization Dimensions. This implies that academic leaders give more importance to self-actualization. Academic leader’s role is important at any institution of higher education. Their demographic profile is influence to develop the institutions and job tasks they perform everyday have a directly influence on the organization’s ability to meet stakeholder expectations.
Self-actualization, Demographic Characteristics, Academic Leaders.
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