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نویسندگان [English]چکیده [English]
Many studies investigated Transformational Leadership (TL). Idealized Influence (II) is one of TL dimensions with relying it the followers respect leaders and trust him/her. This may cause instilling pride and attribute them. The purpose of this study was assessing II of principals in educational complexes in Saleh-abad city in 2011-12 academic year. Method of the research was survey. Statistic society was 541 teachers of primary and junior secondary schools. The sample was 226 people selected by a proportional sampling. For assessing II a researcher-made scale was developed, and its validity was approved by exploratory and confirmatory factor analysis. The results indicated the correlation II a researcher-made scale and II scale of Athari 0/88 (p < 0/05), and their relationship was significant in 0/001 level. Exploratory factor analysis divided II in four components of role modeling, insight and perspective, respect, and ethical values. In addition, confirmatory factor analysis showed that, measures of indicators, GFI: 0/68, NNFI: 0/98, CFI: 0/98, AGFI: 0/64, NFI: 0/97, RMSEA: 0/09, are achieved. Chronbach Alpha confirmed the reliability of the scale for 0/97. The results indicated that the Mean of principals II was higher than the proposed average and the II of principals was in a desirable level. Measures of t-test showed that the difference between the mean and the proposed average was significant in 0/001 level.