Fayol’s Purpose Principles of Management: An Analysis of Practices of Heads at Secondary Level in District Poonch Azad Jammu & Kashmir, Pakistan

  • Anum Hayat Elementary Teacher, Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, GoAJK
  • Dr. Saira Nudrut Assistant Professor, Department of Education, NUML, Islamabad
  • Syed Jawad Zareen Shah Assistant Professor, Department of Education, University of Poonch, Rawalakot, AJK
Keywords: Administrative Theory, Purpose Principles, Management, Implementation


The study aimed to examine the managerial practices of school principals in district Poonch Azad Jammu & Kashmir's private secondary schools, using Henri Fayol's management theory's purpose principles as a framework. The primary goals of the study were to assess how the heads' experience impacted their adherence to Fayol's purpose principles and to compare the implementation of these principles based on gender. The research was founded on Henri Fayol's administrative theory. All the private schools were population of the study which was 94 during the academic year 2012-17. Systematic sampling technique adopted to select the sample. There 76 private schools selected as sample of the study. The data collected through questionnaires. This Instrument had been validated from the experts. Collected data had been entered in Statistical Package for Social Sciences (SPSS). This software supported the scholar for the generation of reports. For data analysis mean, ANNOVA and t-test used to find the relevant results of objectives. Results reported and derived on the basis of data analysis. Some key findings were that principles of Fayol management theory are practiced by heads. However some parts of this theory are being neglected. The implementation of these principles varies based on the previous experience of the team leads. In certain cases, highly experienced individuals may overlook principles that are crucial for those with less experience. The implementation of management principles also varies among leaders based on gender. Based on these variations in results, it is recommended that different performance reviews be provided to the school heads to assess their strengths and weaknesses. In addition, school heads may benefit from proper training sessions and mentoring. It is also suggested that workshops be conducted to raise awareness about management theories