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Influence of leadership behaviour and job activity on administratorís efficacy

Basu Mudasir

Abstract

The quality and standard aspect of education requires effective educational administrators more than anything else. An administratorsí efficacy lies in the fact how much he is cognizant, understands the process and copes with the change. The study sought to investigate the occupational efficacy, leadership behaviour pattern and job activity of educational administrators. The sample comprised of 250 educational administrators and their 500 immediate subordinates. The data were collected by using occupational self-efficacy scale, leadership effectiveness scale and job activity analysis scale. Percentage statistics, t-test and Pearsonís coefficient of correlation was used to analyse the data. The results revealed that a significant positive relationship exists between occupational efficacy and leadership behaviour of educational administrators and occupational efficacy and cognizance of job activity. Again it was revealed that effective educational administrators differ significantly from Ineffective educational administrators with respect to leadership behaviour pattern and cognizance of job activity. A significant positive correlation exists between occupational efficacy, leadership behaviour pattern and cognizance of job activity of effective educational administrators and low correlation exists between Occupational efficacy, leadership behaviour pattern and cognizance of job activity of ineffective educational administrators.

Key words: Effective educational administrators, ineffective educational administrators, job activity, leadership behaviour pattern, occupational efficacy.

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