TITLE

THE INFLUENCE OF PRINCIPALS' LEADERSHIP STYLES ON TEACHERS AND STUDENTS IN NIGERIAN SECONDARY SCHOOLS

AUTHOR(S)
NAKPODIA, E. D.
PUB. DATE
December 2009
SOURCE
Academic Leadership (15337812);2009, Vol. 7 Issue 4, p32
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the influence, leadership styles of the principal have on teachers and students in Nigerian secondary schools. According to the findings, the dominant leadership style identified by both the teachers and students was the democratic idiographic, the teacher student relationship was a formal relationship. It also states that according to the study there wasn't significant difference in the leadership style of experienced and less experienced principals.
ACCESSION #
63572836

 

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