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Influence of distributed leadership on school effectiveness

Yangaiya, Salisu Abba and Mohd Ali, Hairuddin (2013) Influence of distributed leadership on school effectiveness. International Journal of Management, IT and Engineering, 3 (3). pp. 129-140. ISSN 2249-0558

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Abstract

The present study examines the relationship between distributed leadership (DL) and school effectiveness (SE), It examines which sub-scale of distributed leadership best explains school effectiveness. Questionnaires were used to get the needed data from secondary school teachers in Katsina state Nigeria. The questionnaires were adopted from Devis (2009) and Hulpia et al. (2010) and Oregon County Public Schools (OCPS), for distributed leadership inventory and school effectiveness scale respectively. Data was obtained from teachers of 227 sample schools. In all, 499 secondary school teachers sample was used in this study. Findings indicated that all the five subscales of distributed leadership predict school effectiveness. The predictors explained 48.4% variance of distributed leadership. Besides, it was revealed that principal leadership and participative decision making subscales, best predict school effectiveness. Key words: Distributed leadership, School effectiveness, Correlation, Multiple regressions.International

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Additional Information: 6004/36472
Uncontrolled Keywords: Key words: Distributed leadership, School effectiveness, Correlation, Multiple regressions.
Subjects: L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB1603 Secondary Education. High schools
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Education
Depositing User: Professor Dr. Hairuddin bin Mohd Ali
Date Deposited: 30 Apr 2014 12:18
Last Modified: 09 Jan 2015 16:47
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/36472

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