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Relationship between Heads' Team Leadership Style and Teachers' Motivation

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The purpose of the study is to explore the relationship of the team leadership style of headteachers with the motivation of teachers in Government high schools of Punjab. Distributed leadership is a style in which the leadership responsibilities are shared with those who have related skills and expertise. The sequential explanatory mixed methods design was used in this study. The team leadership style of heads and motivation level of teachers was identified by a questionnaire. Five hundred and thirty-eight male teachers were selected from Government boy's high schools of four districts of Punjab through a multi-stage proportionate sampling technique. The interview guide was developed to collect qualitative data from headteachers of the respective selected schools for a deep understanding of the situation. Both the questionnaire and interview guide were validated by the experts and pilot tested. Findings of the study displayed that the head was using team leadership style, the teachers especially those who are newly inducted, had a high level of motivation.


1-Shamim Ullah
PhD Scholar, Institute of Education and Research, University of the Punjab, Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan.

2-Abid Hussain Ch
Dean, Faculty of Education, Institute of Education and Research, University of the Punjab, Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan.


Distributed Leadership, Team Leadership, Motivation, High School Teachers

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VI - I

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Published: Mar 2021

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