The study aimed to identify the reality of the organizational climate at the Arab American University and its relationship to motivation as perceived by the faculty members and see the variance in their estimates in light of their demographic variable. The researchers used the descriptive and correlational approach. The study population consisted of all full timers at AAUP whose number is 288, distributed among (11) scientific colleges. On the other hand, the sample was 20% of the population; (60) were randomly selected and consequently, stratified in light of the study variables. The researchers used a valid and reliable questionnaire, which consisted of 56 items with two major sections, the first of which was about the organizational climate. That section was made of four domains (Organizational Structure, Organizational culture, Communication, and Leadership. The second section was about motivation, which consisted of three domains: achievement, willingness to work, and personal and professional development. The study showed that there was a positive relationship between the organizational climate at AAUP and the motivation of the faculty members. Significant statistical differences were also found in the organizational climate and motivation for the benefit of the females. Significant statistical differences were also found for the benefit of the individuals who had more than 10 years' experience. The study recommended the necessity of having effective organizational structure in the Palestinian universities with a continuous encouragement of the faculty members to participate in conferences and workshops to come up with a well-uniformed organizational culture.
Omran, Mohammad and Odeh, Mousa
"The Reality of the Organizational Climate at the Arab American University, and its Relationship to Motivation as Perceived by the Faculty Members,"
Journal of the Arab American University مجلة الجامعة العربية الامريكية للبحوث: Vol. 9:
2, Article 5.
Available at: https://digitalcommons.aaru.edu.jo/aaup/vol9/iss2/5