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study of the organizational climate of high and low adopter elementary schools in Saskatchewan

Orest P. Ochitwa

study of the organizational climate of high and low adopter elementary schools in Saskatchewan

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Published by Research Centre, Saskatchewan School Trustees Association in Regina .
Written in English

  • Education, Elementary -- Saskatchewan.,
  • Educational change -- Saskatchewan.,
  • Elementary school administration -- Saskatchewan.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Orest P. Ochitwa.
    SeriesOccasional papers (Saskatchewan School Trustees Association. Research Centre) -- no. 27.
    ContributionsSaskatchewan School Trustees Association. Research Centre.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination3, 19 leaves. --
    Number of Pages19
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18448273M

      High School Students Debate Climate Change: Adapt or Geoengineer? As part of a national contest, teams of high school students argue adaptation is the Author: The Daily Climate. The purpose of this study was to determine the effects of leadership styles and school climate on student achievement. Student achievement was measured using the new standards test in grade 4, known as the English Language Arts Test (ELA). The data were collected in 30 elementary schools in an urban school district in Westchester County, New by: 3. b), the politics of climate change and therefore climate change education are far from settled. Even if there was popular support in the United States for the IPCC conclusions on the causes of climate change, policy and individual behavior choices related to how best to address climate change remain. In this study, I examined the relation of consensus among students and parents regarding their perceptions of the school environment, its relation to their evaluation of the school environment, and the combined effect of consensus and evaluation on important student and parent outcomes. I analyzed survey responses of elementary school students (N = 25,) and their parents (N = 23, Cited by:

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A study of Organizational Climate of High and Low Adopter Elementary Schools in the Province of Saskatchewan. by Orest P.

Ochitwa. Introduction. Katz and Kahn in their book, Social Psychology of Organizations (), state that organizational climate is developed by the organization. Nevertheless, even when schools within a system reflect closely the demands of their progenitor and achieve both the appearance and reality of a high degree of similarity, differences do exist.

Theorganizational climate of schools is one such difference. Organizational climate is an elusive and intangible concept and yet it is one which may Cited by: The plot of the study reported here`is astonishinglysimple.

We have constructed anOrganizational Climate Description Questionnaire. (OCDQ) that permits us to portray the "Organizational Climate" of an elementary school. The Organizational Climate. can be construed: as the.: organizational "personality" of a school; figuratively, "personality" isFile Size: 2MB.

Harold Homer Anderson (Octo – February 9, ) was an American research professor of psychology at Michigan State University, who published on child psychology, clinical psychology, personality, and cross-national research.

Anderson was the son of a minister from Nebraska, who studied at the Northwestern he accepted a position as professor of psychology and.

Organizational Climate and Educative Outcomes in Elementary Schools. Article (PDF Available) February with Reads How we measure 'reads'. Organizational climate arises from routine organizational practices that are important to the organization and its members.

Organizational climate influences members’ behaviors and attitudes. Put simply, the set of internal characteristics that distinguish one school from another and influence the behavior of members is the organizational.

Purpose – This research aims to assess the significant differences in the climate profile and organizational citizenship behaviors (OCBs) of teachers working in public and private schools study of the organizational climate of high and low adopter elementary schools in Saskatchewan book India.

of school climate studies that have been completed during the last twelve or so years owe much of their rationale and instrumentation to Halpin and Croft's work.

Appli-cation of the organizational climate description questionnaire (OCDQ) has been made to schools in at least eight countries and a number of important findings have emerged.

Orest P. Ochitwa has written: 'A study of the organizational climate of high and low adopter elementary schools in Saskatchewan' -- subject(s): Education, Elementary, Educational change. Teachers working in high control climate schools affected by the Organizational Climate more than those working in low control climate schools.

Two studies conducted by Johnsrud and colleagues (, ) examined the morale of mid-level administrators. They found that organizational climate-related itemsFile Size: KB.

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Literature review: Organizational School Climate Perceptions from Teachers and Principals Name Institution Date Organizational Climate Various academic reformers and researchers have advanced differing definitions of organizational climate yet in all the advanced definitions, the components of an organizational climate seem to be similar.

this study investigated the relationship between the organizational climate in elementary schools and (1) classification of the school by its urban, suburban, or rural location, (2) school size as measured by number of professional staff members, and (3) economic level of the community served by the school.

an organizational climate description questionnaire measured teacher perception of Cited by: 3. Argyris () describes the factors which comprise organizational climate.

In a study of organizational relationships among staff members of a bank, Argyris reported conflict faced by the employees who seek activity and independence through psychological development and the bureaucratic, formalized organizations which keep the individual in an immature state of passive.

Most definitions relate school climate to the quality and character of school life. Important factors include goals, values, relationships, teaching, learning, leadership practices and organizational structures.

InArthur C. Perry was the first educational leader to. This study examined the relationship of school climate and teacher commitment in elementary schools in Alabama.

A total of 67 elementary schools were surveyed and teachers voluntarily participated in the study. The instruments used in this study were the Organizational Climate Index (OCI) and the Organizational Commitment Questionnaire (OCQ).Cited by: 3.

For example, if the current climate of the school is one of high disengagement, high hindrance, and low espirit (Halpin & Croft, ), it is unlikely that the school will voluntarily opt to engage in a significant school improvement process; if forced to, it is unlikely that the effort will succeed.

The effect of leadership on organizational climate was examined in this meta-analysis study. A total of research studies were collected as a result of the review, out of which 99 were included in the meta-analysis.

The 99 research studies were compiled to obtain a Author: Sabiha İşçi, Esra Çakmak, Engin Karadağ. The organizational climate of schools has been conceived and measured in a variety of ways.

Halpin and Croft () were early pioneers in the study of school climate; they developed the Organizational Climate Description Questionnaire (OCDQ), which provided a framework and measure of school climate for decades.

School climate is a general concept. The initial study was given to 71 elementary schools. The purpose of the study was to identify the key interactions that occur between fellow teachers and also the teacher-principal relationship.

The Organizational Climate Description Questionnaire consisted of 64 items that convey the interactions of teachers and principals in the school. organizational climate variables and their direct and indirect impact on These organizations can be schools, corporations, religious institutions, etc.

Since much of our time is spent in these relevant to the climate. Organizational climate variables such as supportiveness, participation, feelings of trust, and performance can provide. A parsimonious measure of organizational climate of high schools is developed and tested in this research.

The Organizational Climate Index (OCI) captures open and healthy dimensions of high school climates at the student, teacher, principal, and community levels. Orest, P. (), “A study of organizational climate of high and low adopter elementary schools in the province of Saskatchewan”, SSTA Research Center Report, available at: ca Smith, C.A., Organ, D.W.

and Near, J.P. (), “Organizational citizenship behavior: its nature and antecedents”, Journal of Applied Psychology, Vol. This study is an empirical examination of the relationship between organizational climate and organizational commitment in elementary schools.

This chapter will include background for the study, the purpose of the study, and how it is significant. The key terms of our study will be defined and research questions developed. Organizational climate types prevailing in public and private secondary schools in Delta North Senatorial Zone of Delta State Nigeria Accepted 22 May, 1*Olibie Eyiuche Ifeoma 2Uzoechina Gladys O.

and 3Eziuzor Gloria Olamma 1Department of Educational Foundations Faculty of Education Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Nigeria. perceptions differed. This causal comparative study used the Organizational Climate Description Questionnaire for Elementary Schools (OCDQ-RE) as the survey instrument for data collection.

The OCDQ-RE was administered to teachers and 11 administrators in four north Georgia elementary schools. The mean scores of the teachers. organizational climate of a campus (Bass & Riggio, ). As a result, there is also the potential to effect student achievement, as intermediate outcomes, such as teacher job satisfaction and school and classroom climate have been found to impact the student outcomes required by.

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Peter DeWitt is an author, presenter, and former K-5 public school principal who writes about collaborative leadership, inclusive school climates, and connected learning. He is a regular opinion. A STUDY OF THE SCHOOL ORGANIZATIONAL CLIMATE AND THE PRINCIPAL'S LEADERSHIP BEHAVIOR AS PERCEIVED BY SECONDARY SCHOOL TEACHERS IN BANGKOK, THAILAND DISSERTATION Presented to the Graduate Council of the North Texas State University in Partial Fulfillment of the RequirementsCited by: 2.

of school climate and characteristics of teacher-principal behavior were established through the Halpin and Croft Organizational Climate Description Questionnaire (OCDQ). The hypotheses of the study were tested by the means oft-tests, chi-square, and Spearman's rank-difference coefficient of : Theodore E.

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Learn More. School Climate & Culture Tier 1 emotional development (Blum, McNeely, & Reinhart, ). What is School Climate and What is School Culture.

Although there is no one clear definition, school climate is commonly defined as the “quality and charac-ter of school life” (School Climate Council,p.

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This study will explore how the implementation of a multi -cultural learning series will impact the perspectives of students regarding school climate, specifically African American students. The trend in research often focuses on secondary school adolescents and young adults to demonstrate the connection between ethnic identity, school climate, and multicultural : Lauren D Webb.

Because school climate can be more difficult than academics to quantify, Mr. Hughes said, most principal training focuses on "abstracts and symptoms." "Graduation rates are low, so let's build a Author: Sarah D.

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