The Degree of Administrative Communication Practice of School Principals in the Negev Region and Its Relationship to Their Professional Performance
The study aimed at identifying the degree of practicing administrative communication of school principals in the Negev region and Its relationship to their professional performance from the point of view of the principals and teachers. The study sample consisted of (520); 136 school principals and 384 of teachers were randomly selected. To achieve the study goals, two tools were designed. The first tool was a questionnaire to measure the degree of administrative communication practice and consisted of (33) paragraphs. The second tool was a questionnaire to measure the level of professional performance and consisted of (42) paragraphs. The study used the correlational survey descriptive approach. The results showed that the degree of practicing administrative communication was (high). Also, the results indicated that the level of the professional performance was (high) too. Finally, the results revealed that there was a statistically significant correlational relationship between the degree of practice and their level of professional performance at the significance level of (α= 0.05).
Key words: Degree of Practice, Administrative Communication, Job Performance, Schools' principals, teachers, Negev region.