School Administrators’ and Teachers’ Opinions about Influencing Each Other

Saadet Kuru Cetin, Sakir Cinkir


APA 6th edition
Cetin, S.K., & Cinkir, S. (2016). School Administrators’ and Teachers’ Opinions about Influencing Each Other. European Journal of Educational Research, 5(4), 181-187. doi:10.12973/eu-jer.5.4.181

Harvard
Cetin S.K., and Cinkir S. 2016 'School Administrators’ and Teachers’ Opinions about Influencing Each Other', European Journal of Educational Research , vol. 5, no. 4, pp. 181-187. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.12973/eu-jer.5.4.181

Chicago 16th edition
Cetin, Saadet Kuru and Cinkir, Sakir . "School Administrators’ and Teachers’ Opinions about Influencing Each Other". (2016)European Journal of Educational Research 5, no. 4(2016): 181-187. doi:10.12973/eu-jer.5.4.181

Abstract

In this study, it were aimed to determine how the secondary school administrators and teachers influence each other. The data was collected from 18 school administrators and 20 teachers. The sample of the study consisted of secondary school administrators and teachers working at Ankara, Kiriklale, Kirsehir, Konya, Mugla, Izmir, Mus, Bursa, Izmit, Istanbul city centers, Turkey. The data in the study were collected through semi-structured interviews. Semi-structured interview forms including six questions were developed for based on the sub-objectives Kipnis ve Schmidt’s classification, which are set as a) friendliness, b) reason, c) bargain, d) coalitions, e) assertiveness, f) higher authority and g) sanction. According to the results of the study, while teachers use friendliness, reasoning and bargaining tactics to influence their managers. They use coalitions tactics at least. On the other hand, while school administrators use friendliness, bargaining and coalition tactics and they use assertiveness tactic at least.

Keywords: influence tactics, school administrators, teachers


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