This study aims at identifying the impact of the practice of Authentic Leadership on the Crisis Management in the sample of Palestinian central ministries in the West Bank in order to achieve the objectives of the study, the researcher used the descriptive analytical method, and the questionnaire was used as a tool for collecting the necessary data from the study community, which represents the managers of categories (A, B, C), whose number is (298) managers distributed over a sample of (11) ministries .The study reached several results the most: important of which are The Palestinian ministries under study are generally concerned with practicing all dimensions of Authentic Leadership to a moderate degree, where the highest level of practice of these dimensions, respectively, was associated with self-awareness, followed by Relational Transparency hen the Balanced information processing, while the lowest level of practice was associated with the dimension of the Internalized Moral Perspective. The results of the study also indicated that the Palestinian ministries under study are generally interested in applying all stages of crisis management to a high degree. Where the highest level of application of these phases was associated with the phase of restoring activity, followed by the phase of containing and limiting damages. Then the stage of strategic learning, then discovering early warning signals, while the lowest level of application was associated with the stage of preparedness and prevention. The study results also showed that all dimensions of Authentic Leadership have a positive moral impact on the stages of crisis management in the Palestinian ministries under study, the dimensions of Authentic Leadership were the most influential in predicting the stages of crisis management, respectively (Balanced information processing, self-awareness, Internalized Moral Perspective, Relational Transparency), in light of the findings of the study, several recommendations were presented aimed at enhancing the practice of Authentic Leadership and its impact on the stages of crisis management in Palestinian ministries.
Zaki A. M. Abu Zyeada
"Authentic Leadership and its Impact on Crisis Management: An analytical Study in a Sample of Palestinian Central Ministries in the West Bank Governorates"
AAU Journal of Business and Law مجلة جامعة العين للأعمال والقانون: Valume 6
Available at: http://journal.aau.ac.ae/journal-of-business-and-law/valume-6/issue-1/112