عنوان مقاله [English]
The overall goal of the present study was to present a genuine leadership model for the internationalization of macro-medical universities in region I. The purpose of this study was to apply an exploratory design with a qualitative and quantitative approach. The statistical population was selected through qualitative sampling method by the faculty members of the macro-medical universities of the region (n = 14). The faculty of macro-medical universities in the region consisted of 1851 people. 320 students were selected based on Cochran formula. Sampling was done by stratified random sampling based on university unit. Semi-structured interviews were used to gather data on qualitative part to identify the dimensions of genuine leadership. The result of the qualitative part is the production of a genuine leadership expert questionnaire. For data gathering in quantitative section for authentic leadership variable, a researcher-made original leadership questionnaire with 91 questions and 2 "individual and organizational" questionnaires was used and for measuring internationalization variable, Floralization Internationalization Questionnaire (1398) was used with 50 questions and 8 dimensions. "Educational, research, cultural, political, communication, knowledge production, higher education macro policies and financial resources" were used. The face and content validity of the instruments was confirmed by the supervisor and consultant. The reliability of the questionnaire was calculated using Cronbach's alpha coefficient above 0.7 which was confirmed. Exploratory factor analysis, confirmatory factor analysis, and structural equations were used to analyze the data. The results of the qualitative phase of the research showed that genuine leadership has two dimensions (individual and organizational).