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School administration

1989

Elementary Education and Teaching

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A Comparison Of Career Ladder Iii And Career Ladder I Elementary Principals' Leader Behavior And Organizational Climate, Eugene H. Johnson Jul 1989

A Comparison Of Career Ladder Iii And Career Ladder I Elementary Principals' Leader Behavior And Organizational Climate, Eugene H. Johnson

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The perceptions of elementary teachers with regard to the leadership behavior exhibited by their principals and to the organizational climate of their schools were examined in this study. The purpose of the study was to determine whether Tennessee elementary principals who achieved Career Ladder III standing exhibited more effective leadership behaviors and maintained a more suitable organizational climates than Career Ladder I principals. This study followed the ex-post facto research approach and utilized data obtained through use of the Leadership Behavior Description Questionnaire Form 12 (LBDQ-12) and the Revised Organizational Climate Description Questionnaire (OCDQ-RE). Responses were obtained from 590 teachers …