Shaked, H., Benoliel, P., Nadav N., & Schechter, C. (2018). Principals’ systems thinking: The meaning and measure of a leadership construct. In H. Shaked, C. Schechter & A. Daly (Eds). Leading holistically: How schools, districts, and states improve systemically. New York: Routledge.

Regarding each of the following behaviors, please indicate to what extent it characterizes your principal:

The decisions made by the principal are based on the school's policy.12345
The principal tends to involve teachers in decision-making processes.12345
The principal usually tries to figure out how various events have led to each other.12345
The principal engages in dialogue with those holding educational outlooks that differ from his/her own.12345
The principal attempts to identify repetitive patterns in the information at hand.12345
The principal tends to suggest solutions that affect the entire work environment, rather than just specific details.12345
At meetings and discussions, the principal tries to present most points of view.12345
The principal tends to take unexpected occurrences into account.12345
The principal spots small events that are nevertheless meaningful.12345
The principal explains decision-making processes in accordance with the school's goals.12345
The principal tends to take different points of view into consideration when deciding on various matters.12345
When making decisions the principal is aware that his assumptions may be incorrect.12345
The principal takes into account that the effects of a certain action may vary in different situations.12345
During decision-making, the principal tends to view the entire picture before examining its details.12345
The principal tries to understand how certain components of the school affect the way other components in it function.12345
The principal functions well also in ambiguous situations.12345
The principal acts with the understanding that small changes can bring about significant results.12345