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The relationship between job satisfaction of teachers and their perception of transformational leadership characteristics for their school administrators  [cached]
Türkay Nuri Tok,Esen Bacak
International Journal of Human Sciences , 2013,
Abstract: The aim of this research is to define the relationship between the teachers’ job satisfaction (JS) and the transformational leadership (TL) styles of the primary school administrators.The research is a descriptive study based on the survey model. In this researchment “Data Collection Tool” which is consisted of three parts (Personal Information, Multifactor Leadership Questionnaire, The Job Satisfaction Questionnaire) was used. The Questionnaire used for the researchment was applied to 19 schools depending on The Ministry of Education in the Denizli City Centre which were chosen as a sample. The Questionnaire which was applied to 328 teachers in these schools was evaluated. The results obtained in the researchment were presented with frequency, mean value and standard deviation and also the answers obtained from demographic questions were presented with percent and frequency distribution. The scores of theachers gained from scales were tested with T-test in two categories variables according to their gender, branch and educational background to understand whether they are different or not. The scores of teachers gained from scales to understand whether they are different or not according to their lenght of tenure and age were tested with One-Way ANOVA and The Kruskall-Wallis H test. After One-Way ANOVA variance analysis; no differences between the categories was found. After The Kruskall-Wallis H test; to determine between in which categories there is a difference Mann–Whitney U T-Test was used. Spearman Correlation Test was used to specify the relationship between TL and JS. As a result of researchment it is found that there is a low- level relationship between school administrators’ TL characteristics and the JS of teachers who work at primary schools. According to the views of the teachers in this researchment; school administrators being sufficient in performing TL behaviours and performing these behaviours frequently enable the teachers pleased of their job, doing their job fondly and loving their jobs more than others.
lk retim Okulu retmenlerinin Alg lad klar Liderlik Bi imleri le Doyumlar Aras ndaki li ki(The Relationship between the Leadership Styles and Job Satisfaction As Perceived By Teachers in Turkish Elementary Schools)  [PDF]
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Bal?kesir üniversitesi Sosyal Bilimler Dergisi , 2009,
Abstract: The Relationship between the Leadership Styles and Job Satisfaction As Perceived By Teachers in Turkish Elementary SchoolsProblem Statement: Education leaderships behaviors and styles effect the schools improvement, the aims of schools, students achievement and workers jobs satisfaction. Purpose of the Study: This research, aims to find out the determination of the relationship between the leadership styles perceived by teachers of primary schools and their job satisfaction. Methods: Relational cross-hatching model was used to determine the relation between these concepts. The sample consisted of 253 primary school teachers. Pearson moment correlation, ANOVA and t-test were used to analyze the data. Findings, Results and Conclusions: As the results of the analyses; it there is a significant difference between the jobs satisfactions of elementary school teachers and priority, educational state and gender of their directors. And also there is a significant difference between “Transformational Leadership” styles and priority, educational state and gender of their principals. This significant difference has not found in “Transactional Leadership” style and “Laissez-faire Leadership” styles. Also, there is a high relation between teachers’ perception of leadership styles and “Transformational Leadership” styles; moreover, the same relation is on the low level in “Transactional Leadership” style. There is no relation between “Laissez-faire Leadership” dimension and satisfaction.
JOB SATISFACTION AMONG SCHOOL TEACHERS  [PDF]
ANIL KUMAR AGNIHOTRI
Indian Streams Research Journal , 2013,
Abstract: The present study was taken up with the theoretical assumptions that the feeling of job-satisfaction is derived from, and is caused by, many and varied interrelated personal factors such as age, sex, education, and factors controlling management such as pay, opportunity for advancement, working conditions, etc. the trends of the research work indicate that the behaviour of the satisfied and dissatisfied teachers still remains to be known further through systematic research. Hence, it is essential to make behavioural studies of the satisfied and dissatisfied teacher. Job-satisfaction is highly correlated with job-performance. A number of studies have been conducted to investigate the relationship of job-satisfaction with different Characteristics of workers. The Sample for the present study was selected from 46 primary and 26 secondary and senior secondary schools. The questionnaire was administered to the selected sample of 300 teachers personally by the investigator. Job satisfaction Scale for primary and Secondary School Teachers (Hindi version) by Dixit (1993) was used for collecting data. It will try to prepare a base which will help in formulating policies on teacher's job satisfaction and teachers' effectiveness etc.
Teachers' and School Administrators' Perceptions and Expectations on Teacher Leadership
Semra K?ranl?
International Journal of Instruction , 2013,
Abstract: In this study it is aimed to find out primary school teachers’ and principals’ expectations and perceptions related to teachers’ leadership. The population of this survey consists of primary school teachers and principals in Odunpazar , one of the two central municipalities in Eski ehir, in 2011-2012 educational year. Teachers and principals of eight primary schools were taken as a sample among low, middle, high socio-economic level primary schools in Odunpazar . 195 teachers and principals participated in this study. In this study a data device which consisted of two sections was used to accomplish the purpose of the study. A personal information form to define teachers’ and principals’ demographical features made the first section, whereas “The Questionnaire of Expectations and perceptions of Teacher Leadership Roles” developed by Beycio lu (2009) and consisting of 25 items made the second section. Each item in the questionnaire has a five scale Lykert type evaluation and belongs to one of the three dimensions of both perception and expectation. These dimensions are institutional development, professional development and collaboration with colleagues.
Transformational Leadership Behaviors of School Principals: A Qualitative Research Based on Teachers’ Perceptions  [PDF]
Ayd?n Balyer
International Online Journal of Educational Sciences , 2012,
Abstract: Transformational leadership helps school principals’ to frame their attitudes to move their schools forward. It has four major characteristics. Of these, idealized influence is defined as leader’s behavior and the follower’s attributions about the leader. Inspirational motivation refers to the ways by which transformational leaders motivate and inspire those around them. Individualized consideration represents the leader’s continuing effort to treat each individual as a special person and act as a mentor who attempts to develop their potential. Finally, intellectual stimulation represents the leader’s effort to stimulate followers to be innovative and creative to define problems and approach them in new ways. It is considered that principals who demonstrate these major characteristics of transformational leadership have effects on satisfaction among teachers and better performance at school. Therefore, this study purposes to discover the level of transformational leadership behaviors that school principals demonstrate at schools during their administrative practices on daily basis. Results reveal that school principals demonstrate high level of characteristics of transformational leadership in terms of idealized influence, inspirational motivation, individualized consideration and intellectual stimulation behaviors. 2012 IOJES. All rights reserved
Job satisfaction among secondary school teachers
Muhammad Madi Abdullah,Jegak Uli,Balakrishnan Parasuraman
Jurnal Kemanusiaan , 2009,
Abstract: This paper provides empirical evidence on the differences in the job satisfaction among secondary school teachers in Sabah with respect to gender, service category, job title, tenure and place of origin. It also attempts to identify the work dimension factors that affect the job satisfaction of the teachers and to ascertain how these factors relate to the aforementioned teachers’ characteristics. A survey was conducted with the participation of 200 teachers. The teachers’ job satisfaction were determined by two separate measures namely overall and facet specific overall job satisfaction. The work dimension factors were clustered into six comprising pay, working conditions, co-workers, promotion, work itself and supervision. This study reveals that secondary school teachers in Tawau, Sabah were generally satisfied with their job; there is a significant relationship between job satisfaction and gender, whereby the male teachers were generally more satisfied than female teachers. The graduate teachers were more satisfied than non-graduate teachers. The higher ranking teachers were more satisfied than the ordinary teachers while the older teachers were more satisfied than their younger counterparts. However, there is no significant relationship between places of origin of teachers with job satisfaction. Based on the bivariate correlation tests, six work dimensions of teaching job are significantly related to teachers’ job satisfaction. In addition, there were significant different between the six dimensions by gender and service category of teachers. Only co-workers dimension is not significantly different among teachers’ career stage and their tenure of service. There was no significant difference between all the work dimensions and teachers’ place of origin. Based on the findings of the study several recommendations are forwarded.
Pre school education teachers' perceptions of their administrators’ instructional leadership behaviors
Eda Oktay Gürocak,?zge Hac?fazl?o?lu
International Journal of Human Sciences , 2012,
Abstract: The purpose of this study is to explore the perceptions of preschool teachers in terms of their principals’ instructional leadership behaviors. Research is designed with a general scanning model. 162 preschool teachers chosen from a chain of a private school, from 12 provinces, constituted the study sample. "School Principals' Instructional Leadership Behaviors Survey", previously developed by Sisman (2004) was used as a tool for data collection. Results of the study showed that perceptions of teachers' about their administrators' instructional leadership behaviors were found to be satisfactory. Teachers, who work in schools located in cities out of Istanbul appeared be more positive when compared to teachers, who work in Istanbul schools.
The Impact of Autocratic and Democratic Leadership Style on Job Satisfaction  [cached]
Nadeem Bhatti,Ghulam Murtza Maitlo,Naveed Shaikh,Muhammad Aamir Hashmi
International Business Research , 2012, DOI: 10.5539/ibr.v5n2p192
Abstract: This current research investigates the impact of Autocratic and Democratic Leadership style on job satisfaction in private and public school. For this purpose a questionnaire was developed and validated. There were twenty three items in all. The items were based on five point scale ( from almost always to almost never).The data were collected from two hundred and five (205) teachers of both public and private schools (one hundred and five public school teachers and one hundred private school teachers). For statistical analysis Mean, Standard Deviation, T-Test, ANOVA, Co relation and Regression Analysis were used. It was found that Leadership style has a positive impact on job satisfaction and public teachers have high level of job satisfaction rather than private teachers.
JOB SATISFACTION AND MENTAL HEALTH OF SECONDARY SCHOOL COUPLE TEACHERS
MAHESHBABU . N,S.G.JADHAV
Golden Research Thoughts , 2012, DOI: 10.9780/22315063
Abstract: The present study was conducted on 50 Secondary School couple teachers selected randomly from Gulbarga and Yadagir districts of Karnatak state. The Job Satisfaction scale developed by Meera Dixit (1993) and Mental Health Inventory developed by Jagdish and Srivastva (1981) was administered to measure their Job Satisfaction and Mental Health. Objectives of the studies are 1) To study the level of Job Satisfaction of couple teachers working in secondary schools. 2) To study the Mental Health of couple teachers working in secondary schools. 3) To know the correlation between Job Satisfaction and Mental Health of secondary school couple teachers. Statistical 't'-test and correlation were employed for data analysis. It is found that there is no significant difference in the Job Satisfaction of couple teachers. It is also found that there is no significant difference in the Mental Health of couple teachers. Whereas, there is a positive & significant co-relation between Job Satisfaction & Mental Health of couple teachers.
Marital satisfaction, job satisfaction and psychological health of secondary school teachers  [PDF]
C. E. Ofovwe, A. N. Ofili, O. G. Ojetu, F. E. Okosun
Health (Health) , 2013, DOI: 10.4236/health.2013.54087
Abstract: Introduction: Marital satisfaction has remained a topic of great interest worldwide. Association has been postulated between marital satisfaction, job satisfaction and mental health. There is, however, a paucity of research on marital satisfaction in Nigeria, particularly in relation to job satisfaction and psychological health. Objective: The objective of this study is thus to assess the level of marital satisfaction and to explore the relationship if any between marital satisfaction, job satisfaction and mental health of secondary school teachers in Benin City, Edo State, Nigeria. Methods: A cross sectional study was conducted on teachers in secondary schools in Benin City, Nigeria. A total population of 300 teachers who had been married and teaching for at least one year were included in the study. The information required for the study were collected using a self-administered questionnaire and two standard instruments, the Index of Marital Satisfaction (IMS) and the General Health Questionnaire 28 (GHQ 28). The GHQ was used to assess the workers psychological health, while the IMS was used to assess the degree of marital satisfaction. Results: Two hundred and fifteen (82.7%) teachers had marital satisfaction, 54 (20.8%) had psychological disorder while 56 (21.5%) were dissatisfied with their job. A strong association was found between marital dissatisfaction and psychological disorder (X2 = 56.826; df = 1, P = 0.0004). No association was found between marital dissatisfaction and job dissatisfaction. No association was also found between job dissatisfaction and psychological disorder. Conclusion: A high level of marital satisfaction was found in the study population. However, the strong association also found between marital dissatisfaction and psychological disorder provides empirical evidence on the need to educate married couples as well as the general public on the mental health implication of marital dissatisfaction.
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