IJSRP, Volume 4, Issue 9, September 2014 Edition [ISSN 2250-3153]
Ilham binti Ismail, Assistant Professor Dr. Yaakob bin Daud
Effective leadership is one of the important indicators to determine the successful of organizational commitment in schools. This study aimed to identify the influence of ethical leadership towards the organizational commitment in schools. This cross-sectional survey involved 324 secondary school teachers in Kedah (state of peninsular Malaysia). The instrument included Ethical Leadership at Work (ELW) and Three-Component Model Employee Commitment Survey (TCM-ECS). Results showed that ethical leadership influence the organizational commitment in schools. Implication of this study is ethical leadership contributed to the organizational commitment in schools. Thus, ethical leadership should be applied and practiced by school leaders to improve the success of organizational commitment, thereby improving school performance .