The Degree of the Practice of Social Responsibility by the Principals of the Public High Schools in Jordan and its Relationship to Teachers’ Organizational Commitment


  •  Hatim Ratib Al-Jbour    
  •  Ahmad Battah    

Abstract

The current study aimed to identify the degree of the practice of social responsibility by the principals of the public high schools in Jordan and its relationship to teachers’ organizational commitment. The sample of study composed of (284) principals and (765) teachers. Two research instruments were developed; the first is for social responsibility that included 4 fields in (46) items, and the second is for the organizational commitment that included 4 fields in (39) items. The validity and reliability of research instruments were verified.

The results of the study indicated that the degree of the practice of social responsibility by the principals of public high schools in Jordan was high and that the teachers’ organizational commitment was high too. The results showed that there is a positive and statistically significant relationship of all fields of social responsibility and organizational commitment from the principals and teachers’ points of view. There are statistically significant differences in social responsibility and organizational commitment of teachers due to the gender variable in favor of females. There are differences between the means of social responsibility attributable to the academic qualification variable in favor of Bachelor’sandDiploma. There are differences between the means of organizational commitment fields attributable to the academic qualification in favor of Bachelor’s degree. There are differences between the means of social responsibility attributable to the experience year variable in favor of +10 year experience. There are no differences between the meansof organizational commitment fields attributable to the experience variable. There are statistically significant differences in social responsibility fields attributable to the job title variable in favor of school principal. There are no statistically significant differences in the organizational commitment fields attributable to the job title variable except for the fields of the responsibility for education and desire to continue at work.

The current study came up with a number of recommendations, mainly to maintain the level of the practice of social responsibility by the principals of public high schools in Jordan and to benefit from the supporters from among the community and keep them involved in decision making to developschool future plans.



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  • Issn(Print): 1913-1844
  • Issn(Onlne): 1913-1852
  • Started: 2007
  • Frequency: monthly

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Google-based Impact Factor (2018): 6.49

h-index (January 2018): 30

i10-index (January 2018): 163

h5-index (January 2018): 19

h5-median(January 2018): 25

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