ERIC Number: ED323645
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1989-Oct
Reference Count: N/A
Yes, We Can Improve Staff Morale.
Clough, Dick B.
A literature review and discussion the effect of school administrators on staff morale is presented in this paper. Four factors for improving staff morale include: a supportive workplace; meaningful incentives; a good working environment; and personal display of high morale by the administrator. Ten recommendations for improving staff relations are listed, which stress the importance of recognition of individual worth and clearly defined job responsibilities. Consideration of personal as well as material needs is crucial to personnel morale. (LMI)
Descriptors: Administrator Effectiveness, Administrator Responsibility, Administrator Role, Elementary Secondary Education, Incentives, Job Satisfaction, Leadership Qualities, Motivation, Need Gratification, Organizational Climate, Personnel Management, Quality of Working Life, School Administration, Teacher Administrator Relationship, Teacher Morale, Teaching Conditions, Teamwork
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
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Note: Address before the Annual Meeting of the American Association of School Personnel Administrators (51st, Cleveland, OH, October 19, 1989).