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East Tennessee State University

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Teacher Morale As Related To School Leadership Behavior, Diane F. Carroll Aug 1992

Teacher Morale As Related To School Leadership Behavior, Diane F. Carroll

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The problem of this study was to identify the leadership behaviors of principals that affect teacher morale positively and negatively. Elementary schools containing a combination of kindergarten through eighth grade were included in this study. The study was conducted during the spring semester of the 1991-92 school year. The Leader Behavior Description Questionnaire--Form XII was the instrument used to assess principals' perception of their own leader behavior. The Purdue Teacher Opinionaire was the instrument used to measure teacher morale. After the population was clustered by system, a random sample of 24 schools was used. A total of 433 teachers (83 ...