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Frontiers in Educational Research, 2023, 6(25); doi: 10.25236/FER.2023.062506.

Factors Affecting Leadership of Female Lecturers in Guangxi University of Finance and Economics, China


Cao Jiabao

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Cao Jiabao

School of International Education, Guangzhou College of Technology and Business, Guangzhou, China


This study aimed to examine and identify the female lecturers’ leadership levels and their affecting factors in the Guangxi University of Finance and Economics in China. According to a cross-sectional survey, the 284 female lecturers in the Guangxi University of Finance and Economics were selected from the 1,087 lecturers through proportional stratified random sampling. The tool to identify affecting leadership factors of female lecturers was a questionnaire which checked for validity and reliability by IOC and Cronbach’s alpha before surveying. The results were more than 0.500 and 0.947 respectively. Descriptive statistics, t-test, and multiple regression were applied in this study. The findings demonstrated that female lecturers in Guangxi University of Finance and Economics had high leadership levels. The significant differences in leadership levels of female lecturers depended on educational level, work experience, and marital status. Meanwhile, the factors affecting the leadership levels of female lecturers were social stereotype, support from family, support from the university, and extrinsic and intrinsic motivation.Based on the findings, it is suggested that the university should promote female lecturers’ leadership by supporting and stimulating their motivation. The family should support the motivation to enhance the leadership of female lecturers as well.


Leadership, Female lecturers, University, Factors

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Cao Jiabao. Factors Affecting Leadership of Female Lecturers in Guangxi University of Finance and Economics, China. Frontiers in Educational Research (2023) Vol. 6, Issue 25: 28-33. https://doi.org/10.25236/FER.2023.062506.


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