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Relationship Between The School Principal Leadership Style And Teachers' Job Satisfaction In Serbia


  • Ivana Josanov-Vrgovic
  • Nebojsa Pavlovic


The principal leadership style is his/her behaviour in a working process, which influences all school relevant performances. Teachers' job satisfaction refers to the affective attitude of teachers towards their role, derived from the evaluation of characteristics of the job itself. The aim of this research is to define relationship between school principal style and teachers' satisfaction. The sample includes 22 primary and secondary schools from Serbia. In this paper, authors used two different instruments to determine behaviour of principals and teachers satisfaction. First instrument that determines leadership style of the school principal is adapted Blake's instrument also known as the managerial grid model. The second instrument used is Job Satisfaction Survey (JSS) in order to obtain information on teachers' satisfaction. In each school 10 teachers and their principals filled in the questionnaire. This JSS collected 220 teachers' answers and 22 principals' answers. Results indicate

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  • Ivana Josanov-Vrgovic & Nebojsa Pavlovic, 2014. "Relationship Between The School Principal Leadership Style And Teachers' Job Satisfaction In Serbia," Montenegrin Journal of Economics, Economic Laboratory for Transition Research (ELIT), vol. 10(1), pages 43-58.
  • Handle: RePEc:mje:mjejnl:v:10:y:2014:i:1:p:43-58

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