Research on the relation Between the Self-Leadership and Work Engagement of the Primary and Junior School Headmaster

Shaoping YU, Hua-chun Xu, Yong-heng You


Know about the work engagement of the primary and middle school headmaster and its influence factors to provide a basis to improve it.
Use the self-leadership questionnaires and work engagement scales to conduct a questionnaire survey among 220 primary and middle school headmasters.
The self-leadership ability and work engagement of the primary and middle school headmaster are both above the average level; except that there is no significant correlation between self-award or self-punishment dimension and contribution or between self-award and concentration, there exist significant correlations between all the dimensions of self-leadership and those of work engagement of the primary and middle school headmaster; It is discovered with the multiple stepwise regression analysis that the prediction of the two factors goal setting and job inner award entered in the regression equation for work engagement reaches 16.6%.
A clear job objective, emphasis on the value of the job itself,neglect of the disappointing side in the job and to think about its positive meaning increase the self-leadership ability of the primary and middle school headmaster and finally improve his or her work engagement as well.


Self-Leadership; Work engagement; Primary and junior school headmaster

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