publication . Article . 2017

The Effects of Leader-Member Exchanges on the Relationships Between Extension Agents and County Extension Directors in Florida

Matt Benge; Amy Harder;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Mar 2017 Journal: Journal of Human Sciences and Extension, volume 5, issue 1, pages 35-49 (issn: 2325-5226, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Mississippi State University
Abstract
The relationship between a supervisor and employee has a direct effect on the employee’s job satisfaction, work productivity, and efficiency. Understanding the interactions between Extension agents and County Extension Directors is critical to maintaining positive relationships and providing adequate support to Extension supervisors through professional development and training opportunities. This article examined the dyadic relationships between Extension agents and County Extension Directors in Florida. The majority of Florida Extension agents have high-quality relationship with their County Extension Directors. In addition, over half of relationships of five ...
Subjects
Medical Subject Headings: educationhealth care economics and organizations
ACM Computing Classification System: ComputingMilieux_THECOMPUTINGPROFESSION
free text keywords: Extension, job satisfaction, leader-member exchanges, relationships, lcsh:Special aspects of education, lcsh:LC8-6691
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