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    Online ISSN: 2411-9458
    Print ISSN: 2413-6670

    Frequency: Monthly


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    Volume 3 Number 11 November 2017

    Relationship between Principals’ Staff Relations Practices and Teacher,s Job Performance in Secondary Schools in Anambra State


    Pages: 103-107
    Authors: Gladys Uzoechina ; Isaac N. Nwankwo
    Abstract
    The main purpose of this study was to ascertain the relationship between principals’ staff relations practices and teacherrs’ job performance in public secondary schools in Anambra state. The correlational research design was adopted. All the six education zones, namely Aguata,  Awka, Nnewi, Ogidi, Onitsha and Otuocha were studied. The population of the study comprised 6,342 secondary school teachers in six education zones of the state. The sample for the study was 634 public secondary school teachers in Anambra state representing 10% of public secondary school teachers in the six education zones of Anambra state. Researchers-developed instrument titled: Questionnaire on Staff Relations and Job Performance (QSRJP) was used for data collection. The instrument was validated by three experts and the reliability of the instrument was established through a trial- test in public secondary schools in Enugu State.  The reliability index of the instrument using cronbach alpha method was 0.82 and was deemed high for the study. The researcher administered the instrument directly on the respondents with the help of five research assistants. Pearson’s Product Moment correlation coefficient was used in the data analysis. The findings of the study indicated that there is a moderate positive relationship between principals staff relation practices and teachers job performance in public secondary schools in Anambra State. Accordingly, it was recommended among others that principals and teachers in the state should maintain harmonious staff relations in their schools in order to enhance school productivity.