A STUDY ON ORGANIZATIONAL CLIMATE IN RELATION TO DIFFERENT TYPES OF SECONDARY SCHOOLS AND THEIR LOCALITY
Keywords:Organizational Climate, Types of Secondary Schools, Locality
A number of researchers have brought out the importance of organizational climate as one of the factors affecting student’s learning, teacher’s behaviour, their personality and qualities such as their attitude and accountability towards school teaching and other work along with achievements of the organization. In their original study, Halpin and Croft (1963) found that the schools varied in their climate profiles. The main objective of this study was to make a comparison among different types of secondary schools in relation to their locality and organizational climate. The investigator formulated the null hypotheses and used Normative Survey Method and multi-stage random sampling method. 900 teachers were selected randomly from schools selected from different districts of Bareilly region. The investigator used the Organizational Climate Description Questionnaire (OCDQ) of Sharma (1973) . The data was analyzed by using one way & two way analysis of variance (ANOVA). Further,‘t’ test was used to find out the significant difference between the two groups of comparisons. The study has revealed that Govt. and Aided school teachers were significantly differ on seven out of eight dimensions of organizational climate Questionnaire . Govt. School teachers were perceived less espiritful, less controlled and treated with less humanly manner by their principals than Aided school teachers. Public schools have scored higher mean values than their counterparts of Govt and Aided schools. In comparison to Govt and Aided schools, the climate of Public schools was perceived more ‘open’.
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