The Relationship Between Teachers’ Perception Towards School Climate and Their Decision-Making Styles at a Primary School in Anning District, Lanzhou City, China
Keywords:Teachers’ Perception, School Climate, Decision-Making Styles
The main purpose of this study was to determine the relationship between teachers’ perception towards school climate and their decisionmaking styles at a selected primary school in Anning District, Lanzhou city, China. The study firstly assessed the teachers’ perception towards school climate, examined the teachers’ decision-making styles; lastly tested the relationship between these two main variables. A total of 71 full-time teachers replied the questionnaires adopted by the researcher. Means and Standard Deviations were used to report the teachers’ perception towards school climate and their decision-making styles; Pearson Product Moment Correlation Coefficient analysis was applied to test the relationship between these two variables. The results showed that, the teachers in the target school had a relatively positive attitude towards school climate. Besides, teachers’ most preferred decision-making style was group decision-making style. The Pearson Correlation test indicated that there was a significant relationship between teachers’ perception towards school climate and their decisionmaking styles at the selected primary school in Anning District, Lanzhou city, China.
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