This study was to compare and narrate the difference in the role of
team building, through self-assessed inventory by VC (Executive
Leader), observation sheet filled by co-workers as well as the narrated view of executive
leaders regarding team-building of the newly established University of the region.
Concurrent triangulation mixed-method design was followed. Vice-Chancellors of all
Public universities of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan constitutes the population of the
study. According to the design, the same sampling technique was used. Four ViceChancellors of newly established Universities and five
observers among their co-workers of each VC were
taken as respondents of the study. There were
significant differences among the self-assessed views of
VCs regarding team building and views of their coworkers and narrative views of executive leaders at
newly established universities. For team leadership,
egalitarian style, knowledge of emotional intelligence
and target-oriented communication are recommended
1-Uzma Syeda Gilani Lecturer in IER, University of Science and Technology, Bannu. KP, Pakistan.2-Umar Ali Khan Director IER, Preston University, Kohat Campus, KP, Pakistan.
Executive Leader, Leadership, Team Building, University, Narrative Views.