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URN etd-0603108-120849
Author Su-chen Chiu
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Department Education
Year 2007
Semester 2
Degree Master
Type of Document
Language zh-TW.Big5 Chinese
Title A STUDY ON THE INTER-RELATIONSHIP OF PRINCIPLE’S TRANSFORMATIONAL LEADERSHIP, INNOVATIVE CLIMATE OF ORGANIZATION, AND TEACHERS' ORGANIZATIONAL COMMITMENT IN ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS OF KAOHSIUNG
Date of Defense 2008-04-18
Page Count 280
Keyword
  • Organizzational Commitment
  • Principal's Transformational Leadership
  • innovative climate of organization
  • Abstract A STUDY ON THE INTER-RELATIONSHIP OF PRINCIPLE’S TRANSFORMATIONAL LEADERSHIP, INNOVATIVE CLIMATE OF ORGANIZATION, AND TEACHERS' ORGANIZATIONAL COMMITMENT IN ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS OF KAOHSIUNG CITY
    Abstract
    This study focuses primarily on public elementary schools in Kaohsiung City, investigating the inter-relationship of principal's transformational leadership, innovative climate of organization, and teachers' organizational commitment. The purposes of this study are to a) investigate the present situation of consciousness of elementary school teachers towards principal's transformational leadership, innovative climate of organization, and teachers' organizational commitment; b) understand the cognitive differences of elementary school teachers from different backgrounds towards principal's transformational leadership, innovative climate of organization, and teachers' organizational commitment; c) look deeply into elementary school teachers’ perceptivity towards the inter-relationship among principal's transformational leadership, innovative climate of organization, and teachers' organizational commitment; d) submit some humble suggestions, in accordance with the results of this study, so that the educational administrative authorities and school administration as well can use them as references; and hopefully, innovative climate of organization at school can be enhanced, which in turn promote the fulfillment of the perception of teachers' organizational commitment, benefiting the upgrading of organization efficacy of schools.
      The rational and research structures of this study are literature review. Then it serves as the basis for designing research instruments. Survey method is used to examine 605 teachers in 33 elementary school teachers of Kaohsiung City, with 553 valid questionnaires returned. Test instruments include “Scales of Principal's transformational leadership,” “Scales of Innovative Climate of Organization,” and “Scales of Organizational Commitment from Teachers.” Data from valid questionnaires are tested and analyzed by t-test, single-factor ANOVA, movement correlation, typical correlation, and gradual-multiple transgression. The following results are reached:
    1. The performance of principal's transformational leadership of the elementary schools in  Kaohsiung City can be located between middle and high levels, in which “encouragement and inspiration” is the best.
    2. Innovative climate of organization of the schools occupies between middle and high levels, and “self-reliance toward the assignment” has the best performance.
    3. Organizational Commitment of elementary school teachers at the present occupies between middle and high levels, in which “commitment of hardworking” is the best.
    4. Teachers who are male, senior, experienced, and holding concurrent administrative jobs perceive a higher degree of the whole phase of principal's transformational leadership.
    5. Teachers who are senior, experienced, and holding concurrent administrative jobs as section deans perceive a higher degree of innovative climate of organization.
    6. Teachers who are senior, experienced, and holding concurrent administrative jobs as dean deans in middle-sized schools perceive a higher degree of organizational commitment.
    7. The more the principals focus on their transformational leadership, the better innovative climate their schools have.
    8. The more the principals focus on their transformational leadership, the better organizational commitment their teachers have.
    9. The higher degrees the teachers perceive innovative climate of their schools, the better their commitment to their schools.
    10. Higher degrees of the principal's transformational leadership and innovative climate of organization boost organizational commitment from the teachers.
    11. Principal's transformational leadership and innovative climate of organization can validly predict teachers’ organizational commitment, in which “the challenges from assignments” has the best predictability.
    As a conclusion,the study results will be references for all Bureau of Education's and school's administrative organization.
    Advisory Committee
  • none - chair
  • none - co-chair
  • none - advisor
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    Date of Submission 2008-06-03

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