Christos Tsantakis

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Depending on how leadership and the behavior of leaders are used in educational organizations, it can lead the organization to success by achieving the goals originally set. Analyzing leadership as a scientific concept in educational management and as a management function, according to international references, two of its basic structural elements are decision making and communication with the members of the organization and all those involved in it. In this context, the way and characteristics of communication of the leader with the members of the educational organization during human resource management can contribute to the successful performance of leadership roles and functions such as motivation, incentives, empowerment, etc. In this paper, we analyzed the implementation of certain leadership behaviors, leadership roles, and actions by the leader of an educational organization in the context of communication during human resource management. Based on the analysis conducted, we have concluded that encouraging, inspiring, rewarding, innovating, and expressing creativity to the members of an educational organization can be achieved through the leader's ability to effectively use written and oral communication in a way that directs the actions, behaviors, and reactions of the organization's members in a specific direction, thereby contributing to the optimal management of human resources while establishing a positive, open, and honest relationship with them. In addition, leaders can have communication skills that promote effective communication with their subordinate colleagues, support the optimal management of human resources, create a favorable working climate, which, contributes to the effective exercise of the leadership role and to the high efficiency of the educational institution.


human resource management, educational management, leadership in education, communication in management

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