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The Study of Relationship between Organizational Culture and Organizational Belonging in Employees of Varamin County Office of Education

Seyed Mahmoud Tabatabaee, Amirhasan Koohi, Abbas Ghandali, Tayebeh Tajik
2016 International Education Studies  
<p class="apa">The purpose of the present research is to study the relationship between organizational culture and organizational belonging among employees of Varamin County ministry of education. This is a descriptive-survey study. The statistical population is consisted of all 274 official and contract employees of ministry of education in Varamin County of Tehran province with high school diploma, associate or bachelor's degree or higher. Sampling has been done using relative stratified
more » ... ive stratified method. Measurement instruments are: A) organizational culture questionnaire, and B) organizational belonging questionnaire. To assess the validity of the questionnaires the content validity method has been used. To assess their reliability, the questionnaires have been tested on samples of 30 individuals and the Cronbach's Alpha for the questions has been calculated. Cronbach's alpha is 0.91 for organizational culture questionnaire, and 0.85 for organizational belonging questionnaire. These values indicate high reliability for both questionnaires. The results indicate that the prominent dimension of organizational culture in Varamin administration of education is control, and that the employees have moderate organizational belonging. Study of the relationship between dimensions of organizational culture and organizational belonging reveal that there is a significant correlation between organizational belonging and variables of personal innovation, responsibility, leadership, coordination and managerial support. However, no significant correlation has been observed between the variable of control and employees' organizational belonging. Also there is a positive correlation between organizational belonging and variables of organizational identity, reward and punishment system, opposition, and communication pattern in employees of Varamin office of education.</p>
doi:10.5539/ies.v9n5p183 fatcat:uixuk35bbjgedk2bjrymobukda