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ERIC Number: EJ1104038
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2016
Pages: 24
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 83
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-2046-9012
Authentic Leadership for Teacher's Academic Optimism: Moderating Effect of Training Comprehensiveness
Srivastava, Anugamini Priya; Dhar, Rajib Lochan
European Journal of Training and Development, v40 n5 p321-344 2016
Purpose: This study aims to analyse the impact of authentic leadership (AL) on academic optimism (AO) through the mediating role of affective commitment (AC). As this study also examines the moderating role of training comprehensiveness (TC) in strengthening the relation between AC and AO. Design/methodology/approach: Data were collected from school teachers and their immediate principal and were further analysed through confirmatory factor analysis and hierarchical regression analysis. Findings: Data analysis provided significant support to the hypotheses presented in the study. AC partially mediated the link between AL and AO, and TC moderated the linkage between AC and AO significantly. Originality/value: This study provides novel basis to improve the overall functioning of schools and teachers' performance. It provides ways to improve the overall AO in Indian schools.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Elementary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: India