Organisational Correlates of Secondary Schools Teachers’ Job Commitment in Southern Senatorial District of Cross River State, Nigeria


The study was to investigate organisational correlates of secondary school teachers‟ job commitment in Southern Senatorial District of Cross River State in Nigeria. Two null hypotheses were generated to guide the study. The research design adopted was ex-post facto. The study sample of two hundred and eighty (280) teachers was drawn using simple random sampling technique from seventy-four (74) public secondary schools in Southern Senatorial District of Cross River State. The instrument used for data collection was a 4-item point scale (likert type). Data obtained were analysed using Pearson product moment correlation analysis to test the formulated hypotheses at 0.05 level of significance. The findings of this study revealed that principals‟ leadership style, teachers‟ participatory roles in decisionmaking process significantly relate to teachers‟ job commitment. Thus the study recommended that school administrators should adopt an acceptable leadership style in the school system, so as to carry everybody along. That teachers should always be motivated to play active role during meetings, deliberations and other decision-making processes.