This study is aimed at looking at leadership behaviour of secondary Technical school principals and productivity in Aba urban.
To carry out this research, 4 technical school has been chosen in Aba Urban which constitute the study Area. The population consists of 10 teachers from each of the four selected schools summing it to 40 teachers.
The questions will basically be directed to the teachers at the selected secondary technical schools because they have direct and daily contact with the principals an d are in better position to make a near accurate judgment of the behavioural styles of their principals.
At the end of the studies it is expected that findings will be made of the prevalent leadership behavourial style of the principals of there selected on the staff and students productivity and also suggestions will be made concerning this based on the result of the findings.
Leadership is the behaviour of an individual when he is directing the activities of group towards a purpose leading involves living by example for the followers to follow
Leadership behaviour according to Hemphil and loons (1955) is defined as the behaviour of the formally group. Leading people implies follow- shipping depending on the needs of those being bed, their wishes desires and attitude can be directed towards organizational goal. A good leader inspires confidence in others when despair and shimber appears around the corner.
Leadership behaviour of principals in secondary schools are dispensable tool fro effective administration and helps in the projection an d promotion of learning in schools. Good leadership behaviour help school administrator to achieve their aim and objectives of education which one of it is to improve and increase human knowledge capability in doing things. To lead means to guide in a direction, course, action and the like. (corbalhy 1975).
A leader should seek to develop good leadership behaviour with his subordinate, to achieve this, he must first of all win genuine respect fro his own leadership abilities and his leadership must be derived from functions, that is what is capable of doing and also what he does and not from status alone.
Principals through their leadership behaviour should inspire confidence in the staff, students and other interest groups in the school setting . Since school is a social institution the leadership behaviour that should be adopted should be one that accommodates discipline within the working environment, promote productivity and finally instill hard work in the minds of those being let.
This study will try to find out the leadership behaviour of principals of school, the impact of these styles an recommendations be made based on the finding.