Abd Razak, Hashim (1995) Kepimpinan Pendidikan: Persepsi Guru-Guru Terhadap Kepimpinan Guru Besar Sekolah-Sekolah Rendah Negeri Perlis. Masters thesis, Universiti Utara Malaysia.
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The present study investigated the perception of primary school teachers in Perlis toward transformational leadership, organizational citizenship behaviour of the headmasters, teachers' organizational commitment, job satisfaction and changes that bring about a remarkable result to the whole organization. The data were collected from 350 teachers through questionnaires based on a group of administration procedures. 310 usable responses were detained. Instruments used in the study were Multi-Factor Leadership Questionnaires which were adapted for Headmasters and reliable to the organization, Minnesota Job Satisfaction, Organizational Commitment Behaviour, Organizational Citizenship Questionnaire and Overall Organizational Effectiveness and demographic characteristics respondents. The results based on teachers' perception show that only 47% of headmasters practise the leadership role and make an effort to tackle the challenges in today's system of educational percepted. Citizenship behavior of headmasters are also percepted at the lowest level with only 25.8% of teachers have such perception about their headmasters. Teachers' commitment and job satisfaction are also very discouraging with only 11% and 7% of teachers agreed to being commited and satisfied in their profession respectively, 45.5% of the tearchers percepted the changes in the organization as considerably high. The data were analysed by using Pearson Correlation test to test the relationship between teachers' perception and the above variables. The findings are as follows: there is no significant relationship between leadership and loyalty to organization, teachers' commitment, teachers' job satisfaction and overall changes in the organization. A negative relationship exist between the leadership behaviour and teachers' job satisfaction. On the other hand, there is a positive relationship between the organizational citizenship behaviour of the headmasters, teachers, commitment, teachers' job satisfaction and overall changes in the organization. The summary and implication indicated that more than 50% of teachers in Perlis have the perception that the headmasters do not possess a high characteristic of transfomational leadership and organizational citizenship behaviour, thus resulting in job dissatisfaction and low commitment in teachers. With this, the overall conducive changes in the organization is unlikely. Therefore, the authorities concerned should organized conducive leadership programes for headmasters, in order to ascertain their role as leaders coordinates with the needs of today's education.
|Item Type:||Thesis (Masters)|
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||Transformational Leadership, Organizational Citizenship Behaviour, Headmasters, Teachers, Primary School, Organizational Commitment, Job Satisfaction|
|Subjects:||L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB2801-3095 School administration and organization|
|Divisions:||Faculty and School System > Sekolah Siswazah|
|Deposited By:||Mr Ku Rosyidi Ku Md Razi|
|Deposited On:||29 Oct 2009 08:49|
|Last Modified:||29 Oct 2009 08:49|
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