Leadership Style and Teacher Job Satisfaction: Empirical Survey from Secondary Schools in Somalia

Ali Yassin Sheikh Ali, Abdulkadir Mohamud Dahie


The current study investigated the impact of transaction leadership style, transformational and laissez-faire on teacher job satisfaction; the study utilized explanatory and descriptive deign to analyze 200 respondents from secondary school teachers in Mogadishu, Somalia.  The study developed three hypotheses to test the impact of independent variables on dependent variable; to test the hypothesis the researchers utilized regression analysis and checked the outliers and collinearity and no violation were found. The research found that the three dimensions of leadership style had significant and positive impact on teacher satisfaction in Secondary school in Mogadishu, Somalia.This study can contribute to assist the school leaders to carry out leadership activities and give space to teachers to take their own decision while they are running their teaching work to maintain and enhance the job satisfaction of the teachers in their workplace.

Keywords: Transactional, transformational, laissez-faire, Teacher satisfaction, secondary schools, Somalia

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