An Analysis of Organisational Climate and Effectiveness in Jordanian Industrial Companies

Al-Shammari, Minwir Mallouh (1990) An Analysis of Organisational Climate and Effectiveness in Jordanian Industrial Companies. PhD thesis, University of Glasgow.

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Abstract

This research study is motivated by the desire to develop an understanding of the organisational climate construct, and its antecedents and consequences in the Jordanian national context. Within the this framework, the study seeks to examine several major aspects. The first is to ascertain the kind of perceived organisational climate that exists in Jordanian manufacturing companies and to examine the reliability and interdependence of climate dimensions. These dimensions are Structure, Responsibility, Reward, Risk, Warmth, Support, Standards, Conflict, and Identity. The next aim of the research is to explore the differences in climate perceptions according to employees' personal (age, gender, marital status, and education) and career (tenure, position, and pay) background patterns. The third aspect investigated is the relationship between climate dimensions and measures of organisational effectiveness (behavioural and financial based measures). Behavioural measures include retention of high-level employees, job satisfaction, and intention to quit, whereas financial performance is measured by Growth and Profitability indices.

Item Type: Thesis (PhD)
Qualification Level: Doctoral
Keywords: Management, Organizational behavior
Date of Award: 1990
Depositing User: Enlighten Team
Unique ID: glathesis:1990-76986
Copyright: Copyright of this thesis is held by the author.
Date Deposited: 14 Jan 2020 09:25
Last Modified: 14 Jan 2020 09:25
URI: http://theses.gla.ac.uk/id/eprint/76986

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