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Prolonged Teacher Stress As A Function Of Teachers' Perceptions Of Principal Leadership Style Adaptability And Teachers' Belief Systems, Pamela Pare Jan 1995

Prolonged Teacher Stress As A Function Of Teachers' Perceptions Of Principal Leadership Style Adaptability And Teachers' Belief Systems, Pamela Pare

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

The purpose of this study was to investigate the relationship among prolonged teacher stress (or burnout), teachers' perceptions of leadership style adaptability, and teacher irrational belief systems.;The York County School Division was chosen because of the relative availability of subjects. Three surveys measuring teachers' perceptions of leadership style and style adaptability, teachers' irrational belief systems, and prolonged teacher stress, were disseminated among elementary classroom teachers in the county. Out of 100 elementary school teachers surveyed, there were 71 responses.;Three dimensions of burnout were measured: Emotional Exhaustion, Depersonalization, and Personal Accomplishment. It was hypothesized that there would be no ...