To date education continues to remain the most important tool to measure the level of development of a country. However, the achievement of institutional goals cannot be done by the school manager alone. There should be active collaboration between the school manager and teachers. This is because they are the most important human resource in every institution This study examined human relation practices among basic school administrators in some selected basic schools in the Upper Denkyira East Municipality. It also examined the type of motivation available for teachers in the basic schools. Again, it assessed the effects of human relations practices on teacher motivation in some selected basic schools in the Upper Denkyira Municipality. The population of the study was 1500 basic school teachers in the Upper Denkyire East Municipality. Questionnaires were used to collect data from 110 basic school teachers from 7 circuits. Also, interview guide was used to collect data from 7 head teachers in the selected schools. The study was analysed with the aid of SPSS to generate tables. The study revealed that head teachers adopt two human relation managements. These include management by walking around and management by objective. The paired sample t-test was performed to assess the significant mean difference of teachers’ response on what type of human relation management greatly improve motivation. The result was that management by objectives contributes significantly to teacher motivation. The conclusion was that the type of managerial relationship is a source of motivation for teachers. It was recommended that head teachers should use the management by objective often times as part of their management style.