The school principals' leadership styles in low-performing secondary school in Bintulu District / Caroline Cathy Anak Nubun

Nubun, Caroline Cathy (2013) The school principals' leadership styles in low-performing secondary school in Bintulu District / Caroline Cathy Anak Nubun. Masters thesis, Universiti Teknologi MARA Cawangan Sarawak.

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The study was conducted to explore the principals' leadership styles in low performing secondary schools in Bintulu district, Sarawak. 100 respondents who were the teachers in the secondary schools involved in this study as the sample. The questionnaire used was adopted from the instrument Leadership Behavioural Description Questionnaire (LBDQ XII) by Hemphill and Coon (1957) then revised by House (1974). The quantitative data was being analysed by using SPSS version 16. From this study, it was found that the principal practiced more on the style of initiating structure compared to consideration. The findings revealed that there was significance difference between male and female teachers on the principals' leaderships styles. In addition, the study shown that there was a significant difference between novice teachers and experienced teachers. However, there was no significance difference between one and two sessions of schooling. Lastly, the study revealed that the principals' leadership styles in low-performing secondary schools in their management.

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Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
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Nubun, Caroline Cathy
2011813244
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General) > Study and teaching. Research
K Law > K Law in general. Comparative and uniform law. Jurisprudence > Legal education
Divisions: Universiti Teknologi MARA, Sarawak > Kota Samarahan Campus
Programme: Masters of Education in TESL
Item ID: 36801
Uncontrolled Keywords: Principal, leadership, leadership styles, consideration initiating structure, low-performing school
URI: https://ir.uitm.edu.my/id/eprint/36801

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