신학과 실천[Theology and Praxis]





Theology and Praxis, Vol.80. (2022)
pp.225~248

DOI : 10.14387/jkspth.2022.80.225

The Impact of Communication on Leadership in Christian Education

  • Lee, Soo In
    (Asia United Theological University)
Communication is one of the most essential and essential competencies for teachers. However, this communication issues have become a more serious problems for education experts serving the Korean churches in recent years. Due to the polarization of political ideologies and conflicts between generations, communication has become a much more difficult problem than before, and teachers have been burdened with the need to actively communicate online after the COVID-19 pandemic. The main purpose of this study is to explore how communication is associated with leadership in certain contexts. This study attempted to define leadership and communication, and then analyzed the roles of communication in leadership by examining several studies which have scrutinized communication and its potential in actual contexts. This study found three important findings from this literature review of some empirical studies on communication and leadership. First, a leader's communication competence can maximize their employees' job satisfaction and enhance the performance of their employees. Second, person-centered communication and motivating language are positively associated with subordinates' job satisfaction. Third, people's perceptions of communication and leadership play a significant role in creating a working environment for quality improvement. These findings provided many meaningful implications for Christian education. First, Christian education can be revitalized through communicational renovation. Second, the findings of this study present a new perspective on the leadership development program in Christian education. Finally, a leader's effective communication skills will enrich the environment of Christian education.
Communication,Leadership,Christian Education,Communication Competence,Educational Leadership

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