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Leader Effectiveness of the Secondary Schools Heads: A Study with Special Reference to Kerala


Dr. Rafeedali. E , Assistant Professor, Maulana Azad National Urdu University, College of Teacher Education, Srinagar. India,


Leader Effectiveness, Education


This study was to find out the leader effectiveness among the Heads of Secondary schools in Kerala in terms of their gender, age, experience and type of management of their school. The investigator approached 260 heads of the secondary schools throughout the Kerala to collect information regarding their leader behaviour. The study found that 39 percentages of the total sample exhibit Effective Leader behaviour. 19 percentage of heads shows Problem Leader behavior while 42 percentage reveals Inefficient Leader behavior. It also found that among the Effective Leaders, the percentages of females, age group two and experience group two are significantly higher than their males, age group one and experience group one counterpart. But the percentages of Effective Leaders among aided school heads and government school heads do not differ significantly. The study suggests the need for effective leadership training programme for heads of secondary school in Kerala.

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Paper ID: IJSRDV4I100405
Published in: Volume : 4, Issue : 10
Publication Date: 01/01/2017
Page(s): 899-903

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