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The Influence Of Self-Efficacy On Job Satisfaction In New Jersey Public School Principals, Kerry L. Postma Jan 2019

The Influence Of Self-Efficacy On Job Satisfaction In New Jersey Public School Principals, Kerry L. Postma

Seton Hall University Dissertations and Theses (ETDs)

This quantitative, descriptive, correlational study sought to describe the nature of the relationship between the self-efficacy of school principals and their job satisfaction. The data were obtained from an online survey sent to all New Jersey public school principals. A total of 822 principals participated in the study. The independent variables included demographic characteristics of respondents and principal self-efficacy as measured by the Principal Self-Efficacy Scale (Tschannen-Moran & Gareis, 2004). The dependent variable was principal job satisfaction, as measured by the Minnesota Satisfaction Questionnaire Short-Form (Weiss, Dawis, England, & Lofquist, 1967). The analyses of the data were completed using simultaneous and hierarchical ...


Does College Experience Matter? A National Study Understanding Graduates’ Job Satisfaction, Kevin R. Majewski Apr 2018

Does College Experience Matter? A National Study Understanding Graduates’ Job Satisfaction, Kevin R. Majewski

Seton Hall University Dissertations and Theses (ETDs)

Using data from the National Center for Education Statistics Educational Longitudinal Study of 2002 (ELS:2002), a nationally representative and longitudinal survey, this dissertation investigated the impact of the college experience on the post-graduation outcome of job satisfaction as graduates enter the workforce. Through the lens of the Social Cognitive Model of Career Self-Management and Utility Theory, this study identified demographic, college, and workplace factors that relate to job satisfaction. The synthesis of these factors was the basis for a comprehensive model of job satisfaction for college graduates. Controlling for the background and workplace environment of graduates, the proposed model ...


A Quantitative Analysis Of The Factors Associated With Teacher Attitudes And Perceptions Towards Job Satisfaction, Shelby L. Cunningham Apr 2015

A Quantitative Analysis Of The Factors Associated With Teacher Attitudes And Perceptions Towards Job Satisfaction, Shelby L. Cunningham

Seton Hall University Dissertations and Theses (ETDs)

The purpose of this study was to identify and examine the factors associated with teacher attitudes and perceptions towards job satisfaction and dissatisfaction. While taking into consideration other reasons for teacher shortages, this study sought to determine if teacher attitudes and perceptions of organizational and workplace conditions influence job satisfaction.

Data in this study were gathered using the 2003-2004 Schools and Staffing Survey (SASS), administered through the United States Department of Education’s National Center for Educational Statistics (NCES). The power in using this instrument is that it samples a large number of teachers across the United States, from both ...


A Study On The Relationships Of Professional Development, Teacher Working Conditions And Job Satisfaction While Controlling For Years Of Teaching Experience And Grade Level Taught, Daniel W. Silvia Dec 2014

A Study On The Relationships Of Professional Development, Teacher Working Conditions And Job Satisfaction While Controlling For Years Of Teaching Experience And Grade Level Taught, Daniel W. Silvia

Seton Hall University Dissertations and Theses (ETDs)

“Over the next ten years, 1.6 million teachers will retire, and 1.6 million new teachers will be needed to take their place. This poses both an enormous challenge and an extraordinary opportunity for our education system: “if we succeed in recruiting, preparing, and retaining great teaching talent, we can transform public education in this country and finally begin to deliver an excellent education for every child” (Duncan, 2011, pg. 1). Indeed, teacher preparation and professional development is an extremely important issue facing our educational system today. There is a great deal of research that supports the idea that ...


A Study Of The Value Added By Transformational Leadership Practices To Teachers' Job Satisfaction And Organizational Commitment, Katherine H. Kieres Jan 2012

A Study Of The Value Added By Transformational Leadership Practices To Teachers' Job Satisfaction And Organizational Commitment, Katherine H. Kieres

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Based on Bass and Riggio's (2006) Augmentation Model of Transactional and Transformational Leadership, this quantitative study sought to identify the amount of variance in teacher job satisfaction and organizational commitment that can be explained by principals' transformational leadership behaviors, above and beyond the influence of transactional behaviors. 156 teachers in five Pennsylvania high schoo Is were surveyed about their job satisfaction and organizational commitment, and about the leadership behaviors in which their principals engaged. The researcher then used hierarchical linear modeling to test Bass and Riggio's (2006) Model within this sample group. The results of this study provide ...


A Comparative Analysis Of Determinants In Teacher Voluntary Career Change Within New Jersey Abbott School Districts, Cheryl A. Swider Jan 2008

A Comparative Analysis Of Determinants In Teacher Voluntary Career Change Within New Jersey Abbott School Districts, Cheryl A. Swider

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A Study Of Job Satisfaction And School Board Relationships Of Public School Superintendents In Nassau And Suffolk Counties (Long Island) In New York, Kishore Kuncham Jan 2008

A Study Of Job Satisfaction And School Board Relationships Of Public School Superintendents In Nassau And Suffolk Counties (Long Island) In New York, Kishore Kuncham

Seton Hall University Dissertations and Theses (ETDs)

The purpose of this study was to determine the overall job satisfaction, the level of intrinsic job satisfaction, and the level of extrinsic job satisfaction of public school superintendents in Nassau and Suffolk Counties (Long Island) in New York. Also, the study investigated the school board relationships of public school superintendents in Nassau and Suffolk Counties (Long Island) in New York. The population of this study included all 125 public school superintendents of both Nassau and Suffolk Counties for the year 2007/2008. Despite many daunting challenges, the superintendents in Nassau and Suffolk Counties (Long Island) in New York were ...


A Study Of Perceived Job Satisfaction Among Middle School And High School Principals In Specific Dfg Groupings In Hunterdon And Somerset Counties In New Jersey, Beth A. Bournias Jan 2006

A Study Of Perceived Job Satisfaction Among Middle School And High School Principals In Specific Dfg Groupings In Hunterdon And Somerset Counties In New Jersey, Beth A. Bournias

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Perceptions Of Job Satisfaction Of K-8 Superintendents In (Dfg I & J) Bergen County, New Jersey Public School Districts, C. Lauren Schoen Jan 2006

Perceptions Of Job Satisfaction Of K-8 Superintendents In (Dfg I & J) Bergen County, New Jersey Public School Districts, C. Lauren Schoen

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A Study Of Job Satisfaction Among High School Principals In Pennsylvania, Robert Lombardo Jan 2005

A Study Of Job Satisfaction Among High School Principals In Pennsylvania, Robert Lombardo

Seton Hall University Dissertations and Theses (ETDs)

The purpose of this study was to determine the overall job satisfaction of high school principals in Pennsylvania. The Minnesota Job Satisfaction Questionnaire long form was the instrument used for this study. The study used a proportional random sampling to survey the four hundred and twenty six high school principals in Pennsylvania. The study surveyed two hundred and twenty five male high school principals and eighty female high school principals. The study determined the level of intrinsic and extrinsic satisfaction and determined the relationship of selected factors of gender; age; ethnicity; levels of education; salary level; years of experience; number ...


A Study Of The Perceived Relationship Between Mentoring And Job Satisfaction Among Selected New Teachers In Independent Schools, Randy Kleinman Jan 2004

A Study Of The Perceived Relationship Between Mentoring And Job Satisfaction Among Selected New Teachers In Independent Schools, Randy Kleinman

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A Study Of Perceived Job Satisfaction Factors Among Superintendents In Two New Jersey Counties, Richard J. O'Malley Jan 2004

A Study Of Perceived Job Satisfaction Factors Among Superintendents In Two New Jersey Counties, Richard J. O'Malley

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A Study Of Perceived Job Satisfaction Among Superintendents In Affluent (Dfg I&J) Public School Districts In New Jersey, Gene M. Solomon Jan 2004

A Study Of Perceived Job Satisfaction Among Superintendents In Affluent (Dfg I&J) Public School Districts In New Jersey, Gene M. Solomon

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The Special Education Administrator: Job Satisfaction, Workload And Turnover, Mary Lynn De Pierro Jan 2003

The Special Education Administrator: Job Satisfaction, Workload And Turnover, Mary Lynn De Pierro

Seton Hall University Dissertations and Theses (ETDs)

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An Assessment Of The Level Of Job Satisfaction Of Middle School Teachers From Selected Affluent Suburban Public School Districts In Essex County, New Jersey, Anthony V. Lanzo Jan 2003

An Assessment Of The Level Of Job Satisfaction Of Middle School Teachers From Selected Affluent Suburban Public School Districts In Essex County, New Jersey, Anthony V. Lanzo

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The Impact Of Principals' Transformational Leadership Behaviors On Teacher Commitment And Teacher Job Satisfaction, Paul F. Amoroso Jan 2002

The Impact Of Principals' Transformational Leadership Behaviors On Teacher Commitment And Teacher Job Satisfaction, Paul F. Amoroso

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Principal Leadership Style And Teacher Job Satisfaction, Karen M. Wetherell Jan 2002

Principal Leadership Style And Teacher Job Satisfaction, Karen M. Wetherell

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A Study Of Job Satisfaction Among Urban Superintendents In New Jersey, Richard J. Malanowski Jan 1999

A Study Of Job Satisfaction Among Urban Superintendents In New Jersey, Richard J. Malanowski

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