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The Effect of teacher empowerment on job satisfaction. (c2006)

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dc.contributor.author Tamim, Maya J.
dc.date.accessioned 2012-01-30T10:04:19Z
dc.date.available 2012-01-30T10:04:19Z
dc.date.issued 2012-01-30
dc.date.submitted 2006-06
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10725/1067
dc.description Bibliography, Etc. (504). en_US
dc.description.abstract The growing number of research in school leadership is calling for a move from autocratic top-down leadership to a more democratic leadership style based on shared responsibility, increased teacher autonomy, and higher collaboration and teamwork to enhance professional growth and insure teacher commitment and satisfaction. This case study was conducted in a school in Beirut to examine an empowering leadership style in practice and find out what is its effect on teacher satisfaction. It addresses the issue of empowerment by integrating theory and practice using field-based data. Participants were twelve teachers chosen from the elementary, intermediate, and secondary divisions, the principals of each school division, and 2 subject coordinators. Interviews with all participants and a questionnaire addressing a sample of 154 teachers were used to collect data. Results showed that the school adopts an empowering leadership philosophy which is positively affecting the school climate and resulting in teacher satisfaction. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.subject Teacher participation in administration -- Lebanon en_US
dc.subject Teachers -- Job satisfaction -- Lebanon en_US
dc.subject Educational leadership -- Lebanon en_US
dc.title The Effect of teacher empowerment on job satisfaction. (c2006) en_US
dc.type Project en_US
dc.term.submitted Spring en_US
dc.author.degree MA in Education en_US
dc.author.school Arts and Sciences en_US
dc.author.idnumber 199304250 en_US
dc.author.commembers Dr. Rima Bahous
dc.author.woa OA en_US
dc.description.physdesc 1 bound copy: 71 leaves; 30 cm. Available at RNL. en_US
dc.author.division Education en_US
dc.author.advisor Dr. Leila Harmoush
dc.publisher.institution Lebanese American University en_US


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