The Influence of Divide and Rule Political Strategy on Teachers’ Commitment to Work in Selected Private Primary Schools in Namutumba Town Council


  • Yusufu M. Nagaya Team University, Namutumba Town Council, Namutumba District, Uganda


Divide and rule, political strategy, Teachers’ commitment, private primary schools and Namutumba Town Council


This research examined the influence of divide and rule political strategy on teachers’ commitment to work in Selected Private Primary Schools in Namutumba Town Council in Uganda.
It was revealed that head teachers' divide and rule political strategy had a positive and moderate significant influence on teachers’ commitment to work (? = 0.472, N = 162, p = .000 < 0.05). It is thus being concluded that when head teachers divide and rule their administrative staff, it may serve a double-faced perspective. In some cases, and schools, the outcome may be positive while in other circumstances the outcome may be negative. Obviously, head teachers cannot do without such a political strategy yet its influence on administrative staff performance is also undoubted.


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Yusufu M. Nagaya. (2023). The Influence of Divide and Rule Political Strategy on Teachers’ Commitment to Work in Selected Private Primary Schools in Namutumba Town Council. International Journal of Social Sciences: Current and Future Research Trends, 20(1), 83–102. Retrieved from