IMPACT OF AUTHENTIC LEADERSHIP ON ORGANIZATIONAL COMMITMENT OF TEACHERS AT SECONDARY SCHOOL LEVEL
Keywords:Authentic leadership, Organizational Commitment, Secondary schools Teachers, Southern Districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
Impact of authentic leadership on worker’s organizational commitment has been the subject of numerous studies in corporate organizations; however, research into constructs in educational organizations has captured very little attention. Thus, the impact of authentic leadership on male and female secondary school teachers' organizational commitment remained focus of this study. Research was initiated utilizing a quantitative method and descriptive survey research design in the Southern Districts of Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province. Population comprised all the male and female teachers appointed in secondary schools of the stipulated area. A total of 395 secondary school teachers, both male and female were taken through simple
random sampling technique to receive the survey. Findings of the study revealed that respondent view their school heads as well aware of their strengths and weaknesses, influence on others, their necessities and priorities and they know when to reassess their position on crucial matters. It was noticed that they feel emotional attachment to their organization, own its problems and feel proud of becoming part of their organization. They were found very concerned about the organization’s future, and wanted to continue working for their organization until they retirement. It was found that head’s authentic leadership and organizational commitment of respective teachers is significantly correlated and there is a positive impact of school heads upon organizational commitment of the respective teachers. It was recommended that all the Heads of secondary schools may actively demonstrate authentic leadership because it positively impacts teachers’ organizational commitment and school performance.
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