International Journal of Humanities and Social Science

ISSN 2220-8488 (Print), 2221-0989 (Online) 10.30845/ijhss

Gender Differences in HRM Practices of School Administrators: Is Gender Matter?
Muhammad Hussain, Khalil ur Rehman, Fiaz Ahmad Ranjha, Ejaz Ahmad Goraya

HRM practices play a potential role in school Administration. There are a lot of HRM practices for effective School Administration. Among these practices workload management, performance appraisal and compensation are most important. The question is whether there actually is Gender stereotyping in school Administration? An attempt was made in this study to examine the gender differences in the HRM practices of school Administrators. A sample of 100 teachers from ten public secondary schools (five girls and five boys’ schools) of district Lahore was taken by using convenient sampling technique. Teacher’s perceptions regarding HRM practices of their school administrators were gained on a self developed questionnaire. T-test was applied to analyze the data. The results showed up the myth of gender differences in school administration. It was found that female administrators were better in their HRM practices as compared to male administrators. The findings have important implications for school administration.

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