This study is aimed at
looking at leadership behaviour of secondary Technical school principals and
productivity in Aba urban.
To carry out this
research, 4 technical school has been chosen in Aba Urban which constitute the
study Area. The population consists of 10 teachers from each of the four selected
schools summing it to 40 teachers.
The questions will
basically be directed to the teachers at the selected secondary technical
schools because they have direct and daily contact with the principals an d are
in better position to make a near accurate judgment of the behavioural styles
of their principals.
At the end of the
studies it is expected that findings will be made of the prevalent
leadership behavourial style of the principals of there selected on the staff
and students productivity and also suggestions will be made concerning this
based on the result of the findings.
Leadership is the
behaviour of an individual when he is directing the activities of group towards
a purpose leading involves living by example for the followers to follow
according to Hemphil and loons (1955) is defined as the behaviour of the
formally group. Leading people implies follow- shipping depending on the needs
of those being bed, their wishes desires and attitude can be directed towards
organizational goal. A good leader inspires confidence in others when despair
and shimber appears around the corner.
Leadership behaviour of
principals in secondary schools are dispensable tool fro effective
administration and helps in the projection an d promotion of learning in
schools. Good leadership behaviour help school administrator to achieve their
aim and objectives of education which one of it is to improve and increase
human knowledge capability in doing things. To lead means to guide in a
direction, course, action and the like. (corbalhy 1975).
A leader should seek to develop good leadership behaviour with his
subordinate, to achieve this, he must first of all win genuine respect fro his
own leadership abilities and his leadership must be derived from functions,
that is what is capable of doing and also what he does and not from status
Principals through their leadership behaviour should inspire
confidence in the staff, students and other interest groups in the school
setting . Since school is a social institution the leadership behaviour that
should be adopted should be one that accommodates discipline within the working
environment, promote productivity and finally instill hard work in the minds of
those being let.
This study will try to find out the leadership behaviour of
principals of school, the impact of these styles an recommendations be made
based on the finding.
Leadership behaviour or
style is very important as it is one of the determinants of any organization
progress or downfall. For any firm or group of people to be on the progressive
side, the leaders should maintain a high degree of cooperation, motivation
communication amongst its suborning.
In essence leadership
behaviour of principal greatly affect the growth progress of teaching and
learning in secondary school because it is the cornerstone of the school.
Leader style pose as an obstacle or may act as a boost towards the performance
of teachers and students’ in the field of learning. Invariably it can bring
disharmony and disagreement between staffs and students, principals and staff
In is pertinent to say
that leadership behaviour of principals should be one that should bring
harmony, peace, and agreement in the management of schools so as to promote a
conducive atmosphere for learning and also a healthy environment for teachers
or staffs with their principals which will in the long run help the
students to better people in the society.
This study therefore
fries to fund out the leadership taints of secondary technical principals, kits
benefits and shortcomings, suggestions will also be made on the best leadership
style to adopt in schools which will promote a serene environment fro the
leader and the subordinate.
investigate on the leadership style of principals of technical schools in Aba
urban and also ways to improve the behavioural style so as to so the learning
1. Leadership style of the principals of
secondary technical schools in Aba urban.
2. The impact of the leadership behaviour
of the principal on the staff.
3. To find out whether age and experience
affect leadership behaviour of these principals
4. To find out the level of productivity
of the different leadership behaviour of the principals.
In order to help achieve the aim of the study, these questions
have been adduced, they are as
1. What are the leadership style of
principals of technical secondary schools in Aba urban.
2. Does the leadership behaviour of
principals affect relationship between staff and the principal.
3. Does Age and experience affect the
leadership style of principals in technical schools.
4. Does leadership traits affect the
productivity of staff in schools.
1.6SCOPE OF STUDY
The study will cover
only about 4 selected secondary technical schools in Aba urban. This selection
is made so as to allow the researcher make a thorough investigation on the work
and also come up with a clear-cut result that will help in making suggestions
that are based on the findings.
This study will go a
long way to help in defining lines and boundaries acceptable for both staff and
principals which will invariably help in promoting a conducive atmosphere
for learning in schools.
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