The relationships of race, sex, length of service and tenure status : to the organizational climate perceptions of principals and teachers in thirty-seven elementary schools

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Barbara Kinard Phillips (Creator)
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG )
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Roland H. Nelson

Abstract: The purposes of this study were: (1) to assess the congruence of teacher Organizational Climate Perception and principal Organizational Climate Perception In elementary schools in an urban school district and (2) to determine the relationship between perceptions of Organizational Climate where the race, years of experience, tenure status, and sex of teachers and principals are variables. Relevant literature on Organizational Climate and the effect of perceiver-related variables on Organizational Climate Perception was reviewed. Data were collected from 655 teachers and 37 principals, representing 60% of all teachers and 100% of all principals, at the 37 elementary schools of the Winston-Salem/Forsyth County, North Carolina, School District. The Organizational Climate Description Questionnaire, constructed by Andrew Halpin and Don B. Croft, and a demographic Information questionnaire were used to collect data from teachers and principals.

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Language: English
Date: 1979
Elementary school principals $z North Carolina $z Forsyth County $x Attitudes
Elementary school teachers $z North Carolina $z Forsyth County $x Attitudes

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