Influence of Leadership Style on the Effectiveness of Teachers in Public Post Primary Schools in Cross River State, Nigeria
- Leadership, Effectiveness, Communication, Management, Organisation, Performance, Employees, Commitment.
These present study aimed at determining the relationship between leadership style and the effectiveness of Teachers in Public Post Primary School in Cross River State, Nigeria. A sample of 160 teachers was randomly drawn for the study. A four point likert-type questionnaire was used to gather data which was analyzed with Pearson Product-moment Correlation Analysis at 0.05 significance level and 138 degree of freedom. The results show that leadership style employ in these schools is more uncaring and autocratic than democratic. It was also revealed that teacher’s participation in decision making and effective communication, which were herein considered as the cornerstone of effective leadership, were grossly unavailable. This however, led to the ineffectiveness of the teacher’s significant contributions to the growth of educational system in the state. Vital recommendations were examined.