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ERIC Number: EJ1177701
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2012
Pages: 17
Abstractor: As Provided
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0726-2655
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Effects of Teacher Empowerment on Teacher Efficacy and Organizational Commitment: A Chinese Perspective
Lee, John Chi-Kin; Zhang, Zhonghua; Song, Huan
Education and Society, v30 n3 p5-22 2012
This study explores how teachers' shared perception of empowerment influences teacher efficacy and organizational commitment in the Chinese Mainland. A two-level hierarchical linear model is used to test the proposed theoretical framework. The results indicated that "professional growth", a school-level teacher empowerment factor, was identified as a significant and positive predictor of school-level means of teacher efficacy. In addition, the teachers' organizational commitment at the school level could be positively predicted by two school-level teacher empowerment factors, impact and "professional growth".
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Elementary Education
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: China
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