Relationship between Principals’ Transformational Leadership Style and Secondary School Teachers’ Commitment

  •  Arumugam Raman    
  •  Cheah Huey Mey    
  •  Yahya Don    
  •  Yaakob Daud    
  •  Rozlina Khalid    


The main purpose of this study is to identify the relationship between principals’ transformational leadershipstyle and secondary school teachers' commitment in the southern zone of Sungai Petani district in Kedah. Aquestionnaire was distributed to the respondents which composed of 235 teachers randomly selected from 10schools in the southern zone of Sungai Petani district, Kedah. The results showed that there was no difference inthe level of education and the level of transformational leadership style practiced by the principals. The studyalso showed a significant relationship between principals’ transformational leadership and teachers’ commitmentwhere principals’ inspiring motivation dimension is the domain of transformational leadership style.

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