Vahid BakhshaliPour, Siavash Khodaparast Sareshkeh, Majid Keramati Moghadam, Maryam Falah Kazemi, Nasrin Touba


Goals: Physical education and health managers of Education offices should pay attention to the improvement of communication skills due to the students’ needs and adopt the right leadership style. This study examined the relationship between leadership style and communication skills in high school physical education teachers in schools of Guilan Province.

Method: The method of this study was descriptive correlation. The statistical population was all high school physical education teachers in public Schools of Guilan province. The instrument of this study was the Multi-factor Leadership Questionnaire (MLQ-X5) and communication skills Questionnaire (Barton G.E). The collected data were classified by descriptive statistical methods and were analyzed by Pearson’s correlation coefficient, Spearman’s correlation coefficient, and ANOVA (α≤0.05). 

Results: the results of this study showed that there was a significant relationship between communication skills and transactional and transformational leadership styles in high school physical education teachers of Guilan Province. But there was no significant relationship between communication skills and laissez–faire Leadership.

Conclusion: this study concluded that communication skills are as a facilitator, effective, and motivational factor for the leadership styles in physical education teachers.


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