Principal Influence: A Catalyst for Positive School Climate

International Journal of Education Policy and Leadership

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Title Principal Influence: A Catalyst for Positive School Climate
 
Creator Smith, Page A.
Escobedo, Patty
Kearney, Wowek Sean
 
Subject School climate; Leadership,;Principals; Influence
principal influence; organizational climate
 
Description This investigation explores the relationships between principal influence and four facets of organizational climate: institutional vulnerability, collegial leadership, achievement press, and professional teacher behavior. Data were collected from 2,033 teachers at 112 elementary schools in two states from the Southern and Midwestern United States. The results of multiple linear regression analyses show that the independent variables of principal influence, SES, and school size combinedto form a significant portion of the variance in organizational climate. The four facets of organizational climate explored in this study provide insight into specific mechanisms through which influential principals can positively affect schools.
 
Publisher IJEPL is a joint publication of PDK International, SFU, GMU, and UDel
 
Contributor
 
Date 2020-04-27
 
Type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
info:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersion
research-article
Quantitative
 
Format application/pdf
 
Identifier https://journals.sfu.ca/ijepl/index.php/ijepl/article/view/961
10.22230/ijepl.2020v16n5a961
 
Source International Journal of Education Policy and Leadership; Vol 16, No 5 (2020): Principal Influence: A Catalyst for Positive School Climate
1555-5062
 
Language eng
 
Relation https://journals.sfu.ca/ijepl/index.php/ijepl/article/view/961/257
 
Rights Copyright (c) 2020 Page A Smith, Patty Escobedo, Wowek Sean Kearney
http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0
 

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