The relationship between a principal's behavior and the organizational climate in selected recognized exemplary schools

UNCG Author/Contributor (non-UNCG co-authors, if there are any, appear on document)
Betty Masters Nelon (Creator)
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG )
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H. C. Hudgins, Jr.

Abstract: Creating excellent schools is on educational and political agendas today. Quality of principal leadership and quality of organizational climate were criteria for the United States Department of Education's School Recognition Program of national exemplary schools. Based on a need for further definitive research of these factors, the study's purpose was to investigate the relationship between a principal's behavior and organizational climate in selected exemplary schools. Five questions addressed the relationship: (1) What are the common organizational factors in the exemplary schools? (2) How are the factors related to Group Climate relevant to the relationship? (3) How are the factors influenced by school administrators relevant to the relationship? (4) What is the relative importance of the motivational construct in the relationship? and (5) What factors of a principal's behavior are distinguishing in regard to the school's organizational climate?

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Language: English
Date: 1988
School principals $z North Carolina
School management and organization $z North Carolina

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