Leadership Variables and Teachers’ Job Performance in Public Secondary Schools in Calabar Education Zone of Cross River State, Nigeria

Michael Ekpenyong Asuquo; Uduak Imo Ekpoh, Ph.D


Communication and motivation have been viewed to be among indispensable leadership variables in an organization. This study specifically investigated the influence of communication and motivation on teachers’ job performance. To address this, two null hypotheses were formulated to guide the study. The research design adopted for the study was ex-post facto. The study sample was 215 teachers drawn from the total population of 2,151 teachers. Questionnaires were the major instrument for data collection. The reliability estimates of the instruments stood at 0.81 and 0.83. Independent t-test was the statistical tool used for data analysis. The finding of the study indicated that communication and motivation significantly influenced teachers’ job performance in public secondary schools in Calabar Education Zone, Cross River State. It was, thus, recommended that there should be effective free flow of communication from the school management to the teachers and that both intrinsic (non rewards) and extrinsic (rewards) motivation should always be considered as top motivational strategies for the teachers

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