A Quantitative Study of the Relationship between Distributed Leadership and Organizational Citizenship Behavior: Perceptions of Turkish Primary School Teachers

Ali Çağatay Kılınç

Abstract


The purpose of this study was to determine the relationship between primary school teachers' perceptions ondistributed leadership and organizational citizenship behaviors (OCBs). A total of 258 teachers employed in 14primary schools located in Kastamonu, Turkey participated in this study. Data of the study was collected through"Distributed Leadership Scale" and "Organizational Citizenship Behavior Scale". Descriptive statistics, Pearsonproduct-moment correlation coefficient and simple regression analysis were used to analyze the study data. Findingsof the current study revealed that primary school teachers' perceptions of distributed leadership was positively andsignificantly related to teacher OCBs. Furthermore, distributed leadership was a positive and significant predictor ofteacher OCBs. Results of the study were discussed in relation to practical implications in school settings.


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Journal of Curriculum and Teaching

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