Perceived Leadership Integrity Scale (PLIS)
The Perceived Leader Integrity Scale is a 31-item instrument that measures teachers’ perceptions of the leaders’ integrity.

Evidence-Based Assessment Rating Profile


Sample Items 

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Relevant Literature:

  1. Chambers, J. H. (2011). The Relationship Between Secondary School Teachers’ Perceptions of Principal Ethical Leadership and Organizational Health. Doctoral Dissertations.
  2. Craig, Bartholomew S., & Baker, Becca. (2006). When Actions Speak Louder Than Words: The Relative Importance of Leader Behaviors in Predicting Global Impressions of Integrity. In M. Hargis (chair) Leadership, It’s All Relative: Applying Relative Importance Statistics to Leadership, 18.
  3. De Lacerda, T. C. (n.d.). Transformational leadership effectiveness in implementing corporate social responsibility strategies: an empirical study of the largest firms in Portugal. Retrieved August 19, 2014.
  4. McCann, J., & Holt, R. (2009). Ethical Leadership and Organizations: An Analysis of Leadership in the Manufacturing Industry Based on the Perceived Leadership Integrity Scale. Journal of Business Ethics, 87(2), 211–220. doi:10.1007/s10551-008-9880-3
  5. McCann, J., & Sweet, M. (2014). The Perceptions of Ethical and Sustainable Leadership. Journal of Business Ethics, 121(3), 373–383. doi:10.1007/s10551-013-1704-4
  6. S. Bartholomew Craig, S. B. G. (1998). Perceived leader integrity scale: An instrument for assessing employee perceptions of leader integrity. The Leadership Quarterly, (2), 127–145. doi:10.1016/S1048-9843(98)90001-7