Document Type


Date of Degree Completion

Summer 1986

Degree Name

Master of Education (MEd)



Committee Chair

Larry Wald

Second Committee Member

Lillian Canzler

Third Committee Member

Conrad H. Potter


Most leadership theories specify the result of desired leader behavior, not the behaviors that lead to desired outcomes. behaviors behaviors results Ten schools were surveyed to of high school principals and to teacher commitment indicated teachers with to the high examine specific to relate those principal. commitment The were involved in participatory decision-making, received more recognition, were encouraged to try new ideas, and received positive comments about their work.