Leadership Preferences of the Stakeholders of the Armed Forces of the Philippines


  • Easter Binalgan Belandres Philippine Military Academy



This study used qualitative and quantitative method in determining the leadership preferences of the military stakeholders in the Philippines. The qualitative approach was used to determine the stakeholders’ ideal military leadership of the randomly chosen 20 stakeholders in Baguio City and in Benguet. The qualitative result shows that the ideal military leadership of the stakeholders is authentic, servant, transformational, and transactional leadership. These results were the basis in constructing the data gathering tool in the quantitative method, wherein the purpose of the quantitative method is to determine the leadership preferences of the AFP stakeholders in the country from Luzon to Mindanao. Quantitative method reveals that military stakeholders preferred a military officer who carries out transformational, transactional, servant, and authentic leadership, respectively.


Keywords: Stakeholder theory, authentic, transformational, servant, transactional, and military leadership




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