This study aimed to describe the bureaucratic management practices and teachers’ job satisfaction in selected private schools in a city division. Specifically, it sought to determine the extent of bureaucratic management practices of school principals as reported by themselves and their teachers based on the underlying principles of Max Weber of his Theory of Bureaucratic Management and measure the level of job satisfaction of teachers of selected private schools in a city division in relation to Frederick Herzberg’s Two-factor theory In this study, the researchers utilized the purposive sampling technique in determining the management practices of a school principal and the level of job satisfaction among teachers in selected private school in a city division and the descriptive survey method with the use of guided survey questionnaires for the in-depth understanding of the data. Results of the study showed that among the six principles introduced by Weber both groups of respondents strongly agreed that division of labor was one of the bureaucratic management practices that was evident and highly manifested in their school while formal rules and regulations was given the least emphasis as far as management practices is concern.
The data also revealed that motivation and hygiene factors contributed to job satisfaction. The findings of the study revealed that in a bureaucracy or within a bureaucratic type of management, teachers are very satisfied in their job.
Keywords: Bureaucracy, Bureaucratic, City Division, Two-Factor Theory, Principal, Principal Bureaucratic Management Practices, Teacher, Teachers’ Job Satisfaction
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