Relationship between Autocratic Leadership Style and Teachers’ Job Performance in Secondary Schools of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

Authors

  • Sher Bahadar PhD Scholar, Department of Teacher Education, Qurtuba University of Science & Information Technology, Peshawar, KP, Pakistan
  • Hakim Ullah Assistant Professor, Department of Teacher Education, Qurtuba University of Science & Information Technology, Peshawar, KP, Pakistan
  • Muhammad Ayaz Assistant Professor, Department of Teacher Education, Qurtuba University of Science & Information Technology, Peshawar, KP, Pakistan

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.54183/jssr.v3i2.253

Keywords:

Autocratic Leadership Style, Teachers’ Job Performance, Secondary School Head, Secondary School Teacher

Abstract

 This study was intended to investigate the ‘Relationship between Autocratic Leadership Style and Teachers’ Job Performance’. The main objective of the study was, ‘To find out the relationship between autocratic leadership style and teachers’ job performance’. All secondary school teachers (SSTs) of the three chosen districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, i.e. Kohat, Peshawar and Buner were included in the target population of this research. Sample of this survey was selected from secondary schools of the three mentioned districts. The total number of secondary school teachers of the selected districts was 1092. Two closed ended research tools, Leadership Styles Questionnaire and Teachers’ Job Performance Questionnaire were developed. Reliability of total item correlation of the two questionnaires were found out using Cronbach’s Alpha which were 0.817 for Leadership Styles Questionnaire (LSQ) while 0.916 for Teachers’ Job Performance Questionnaire (TJPQ). On the basis of data analysis, the null hypothesis was rejected. Based on the findings of the study, secondary school heads (Headmasters and Principals) are recommended to help the teachers in classroom management, for improving their teaching skills, management skills, discipline, regularity and interpersonal skills. It is also recommended that special workshops, seminars and trainings on capacity building of the teachers may be arranged for enhancing their capabilities and overall improvement of the institutions.

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Published

2023-06-30

How to Cite

Bahadar, S., Ullah, H., & Ayaz, M. (2023). Relationship between Autocratic Leadership Style and Teachers’ Job Performance in Secondary Schools of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. Journal of Social Sciences Review, 3(2), 211–218. https://doi.org/10.54183/jssr.v3i2.253