Islamic Leadership Style and its Relation to the Academic Leaders’ Work Performance in Southern Universities of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa


  • Gulap Shazada Post-Doctoral Fellow, Islamic Research Institute, Internationa Islamic University, Islamabad Pakistan.
  • Naseer Ud Din Professor, IER, Kohat University of Science and Technology Kohat, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan.



Islamic, Leadership Style, Correlation, Academic Leaders, Teaching Faculty, Works Performance


This descriptive study was conducted with the aims to investigate the academic leaders’ practice of Islamic leadership style in southern universities of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, to find out the level of work performance of the academic leaders perceived by their teaching faculty, and to find out the correlation between academic leaders’ Islamic leadership style with their work performance. Data were collected from teaching faculty working in different departments of four universities located in southern Pakhtunkhwa. Mean, SD, and Pearson Coefficient Correlation were applied as statistical tests for data analysis. The study’s results showed that academic leaders of different departments in southern universities of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, sometimes use Islamic leadership style, and their work performance is average, as perceived by their teaching faculty, Islamic Leadership style has strong correlation with academic leader’ work performance. Researchers recommended that academic leaders should practice Islamic leadership style as it ensures the exemplary performance of the leaders and organization as well.


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Author Biography

  • Gulap Shazada, Post-Doctoral Fellow, Islamic Research Institute, Internationa Islamic University, Islamabad Pakistan.


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How to Cite

Shazada, G., & Din, N. U. (2024). Islamic Leadership Style and its Relation to the Academic Leaders’ Work Performance in Southern Universities of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. Qlantic Journal of Social Sciences, 5(2), 46-56.

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