Distributive Leadership and its Relationship to Organizational Commitment in Secondary Schools of SarawakJournal: Sumerianz Journal of Education, Linguistics and Literature (Vol.2, No. 7)
Publication Date: 2019-07-15
Authors : Hu Kuok Hua; Ying-Leh Ling;
Page : 42-46
Keywords : Distributive leadership; Commitment.;
This quantitative study aims to identify the influence of distributive leadership on the organizational commitment of teachers. A total of 317 secondary school teachers were selected as respondents randomly from 18 national secondary schools around Kuching city. The data of this study was collected using the combined questionnaire of the Distributed Leadership Readiness Scale and the Three-Component Model Employee Commitment Survey. The findings shown that there is no significant difference in the level of teachers' organizational commitment according to the gender of the teachers. In addition, the Pearson Correlation Test found a positive and significant relationship between the distributive leadership level and the organizational commitment of teachers in the school. This study has shown that leadership and principals' ability has an impact on school organization excellence. Therefore, the role of the teacher needs to be maximized according to the teacher's expertise so that organizational commitment can be improved.
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