Teachers’ Turnover Intention and Leadership Behaviour as Determinant of Academic Productivity of Private Secondary Schools in Lagos State, Nigeria

  • Florence Bolajoko Adeniyi Federal University, Oye-Ekiti, Ekiti State, Nigeria.

Abstract

The study examined the effect of teachers’ turnover intention and leadership behaviour on academic productivity of private secondary schools in Lagos State, Nigeria. Academic productivity of private secondary schools has been a major source of worry recently. As a result of this, the researcher investigated to see if teachers’ turnover intention and leadership behaviour have anything to do with academic productivity. The study was guided by two hypotheses. Descriptive survey research of expose factor type was used. The sample comprised nine hundred and ninety-one (991) respondents form the sampled schools. Three instruments were adopted to collect data from the respondents. Multiple Regression Analysis Pearson Product Moment Correlation Coefficient were used for the hypotheses. The result revealed no significant relationship between teachers’ turnover intention and leadership behaviour on academic productivity of private secondary schools in Lagos State. The result also showed no significant relative contributions of teachers’ turnover intention and leadership behaviour on academic productivity of private secondary schools in Lagos State. It was suggested that selection of school principals should include a process to identify those who have history of exhibiting inter personal skills. Periodic seminars for school principals should be organised. School owner should promote staff development as a strategy to retain them. There is need to generate financial and human resources that support novice teachers in meaningful career transition.

Published
2019-07-20
How to Cite
ADENIYI, Florence Bolajoko. Teachers’ Turnover Intention and Leadership Behaviour as Determinant of Academic Productivity of Private Secondary Schools in Lagos State, Nigeria. KIU Journal of Humanities, [S.l.], v. 4, n. 2, p. 119-124, july 2019. ISSN 2522-2821. Available at: <https://ijhumas.com/ojs/index.php/kiuhums/article/view/554>. Date accessed: 27 jan. 2022.