The influence of perception of school principal’s leadership on teachers’ job satisfaction in the interior of Sabah, Malaysia: a case study in Beaufort

Kasim Md Mansur, and Ho, Yew Joe and Chong, Men Ye (2015) The influence of perception of school principal’s leadership on teachers’ job satisfaction in the interior of Sabah, Malaysia: a case study in Beaufort. Korean Social Science Journal, 42 (1). pp. 1-12. ISSN 2196-4424

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Abstract

This study investigates the relationship between teachers’ perceptions of the school principal’s leadership and their job satisfaction in Beaufort, a multiethnic semirural area in the interior of Sabah, Malaysia. Results of the research showed that there is a significant positive relationship between the perceived leadership of the school principal and job satisfaction among the teaching staff, and the relationship is not influenced by the demographic attributes of the study participants. The results accentuate the importance of developing the leadership of principals in public schools to enhance the commitment and job satisfaction of the teaching staff, which indirectly affects the overall performance of schools and students.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Job satisfaction, Leadership, Principals’ leadership
Subjects: L Education > L Education (General)
Divisions: FACULTY > Faculty of Business, Economics and Accounting
Depositing User: Unnamed user with email storage.bpmlib@ums.edu.my
Date Deposited: 07 Dec 2016 04:38
Last Modified: 11 Oct 2017 07:26
URI: http://eprints.ums.edu.my/id/eprint/15084

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