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International Education Studies, v2 n4 p106-116 Nov 2009

Excellent principals are sense makers of schools that help create a sustainable school climate that will enhance students' and teachers' productivity. Hence they are not only the Chief Executive Officers (CEOs) but also the instructional leaders and motivators for their teams. In exploring the leadership characteristics of an excellent school principal in Malaysia, findings indicated that the principal demonstrated characteristics outlined by literature and used a variety of educational strategies and situational leadership styles. Nevertheless some felt that the principal was too ambitious, result oriented, and had little time for teachers and students.

Descriptors: Leadership Styles, Administrator Characteristics, Administrator Effectiveness, Principals, Instructional Leadership, Educational Strategies, Foreign Countries, Teacher Administrator Relationship, Secondary Schools, Observation, Interviews, Administrator Attitudes

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Author: Fook, Chan Yuen; Sidhu, Gurnam Kaur

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