The relationship between headmasters' leadership style and empowerment / Rosidih Rosidih

Rosidih, Rosidih (2014) The relationship between headmasters' leadership style and empowerment / Rosidih Rosidih. Masters thesis, Universiti Teknologi MARA Cawangan Sarawak.


The purpose of this study was to identify the relationship between Headmasters' leadership style and empowerment. Six primary schools from four types of school namely Daily
Primary school, Residential Primary School, ‘Sekolah Kurang Murid SKM (under enrolment school) and Mission School. Data were collected using questionnaire and we interview techniques. The questionnaire was distributed to all the teachers in all six selected schools using cluster sampling. A number of 120 questionnaires were distributed to teacher respondents and a number of 104 questionnaires were collected, which were complete and usable for the analysis. Data were analyzed using descriptive and inferential statistics. The findings showed that Transformational leadership style was the most practiced leadership style followed by Transactional leadership style and lastly Laissez-faire leadership style. Other than that, the findings also revealed that level of empowerment in all dimensions was moderate. In addition, findings indicated that there was a significant relationship between Transformational leadership style and Transactional leadership style with decision making, professional growth, status, self-efficacy and impact


Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
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Rosidih, Rosidih
Subjects: L Education > LB Theory and practice of education
L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > School administration and organization
Divisions: Universiti Teknologi MARA, Sarawak > Kota Samarahan II Campus
Programme: Master of Education (Educational Management and Leadership)
Keywords: Headmasters' leadership,school,leadership style
Date: June 2014
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