Proceedings of the 4th ASEAN Conference on Psychology, Counselling, and Humanities (ACPCH 2018)

The Impact of Transformational Leadership and Commitment on Teachers’ Innovative Behaviour

Authors
Aziah Ismail, Al Amin Mydin
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Aziah Ismail
Available Online March 2019.
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/acpch-18.2019.100How to use a DOI?
Keywords
Transformational leadership, commitment, innovative behaviour, schoolteachers.
Abstract

Rapid technological and social changes in society have led to reformation and transformation in educational system. This has demands for innovative behaviour among teachers that play the key role in implementing the educational reformation and transformation schemas at school. The purpose of this study is to describe the level of innovative behaviour among teachers in secondary school in Malaysia and the impact of transformational leadership on teachers’ innovative behaviour before and after the inclusion of teachers’ commitment as mediator. This study employed a survey method, which utilised a set of questionnaire containing items to measure three main variables, namely. transformational leadership of school leaders, teachers’ commitment and innovative behaviour. There were 961 teachers from various secondary schools were randomly selected as respondents which consisted of 704 female teachers and 257 male teachers. The mean values show that the level of innovative behaviour among teachers are moderately high. Further, the hierarchical linear regression analysis identified teachers’ commitment partially mediate the relationship between transformational leadership and teachers’ innovative behaviour. This study provides a glimpse of teachers innovative behaviour improvement resulted from transformational leadership and their commitment towards their career and organization.

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Volume Title
Proceedings of the 4th ASEAN Conference on Psychology, Counselling, and Humanities (ACPCH 2018)
Series
Advances in Social Science, Education and Humanities Research
Publication Date
March 2019
ISBN
978-94-6252-688-4
ISSN
2352-5398
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/acpch-18.2019.100How to use a DOI?
Copyright
© 2019, the Authors. Published by Atlantis Press.
Open Access
This is an open access article distributed under the CC BY-NC license (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/).

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