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Original article | Educational Policy Analysis and Strategic Research 2018, Vol. 13(4) 124-140

The Impact of the Perception of Organizational Virtue on the Perception of Organizational Happiness in Educational Organizations

Fatmanur Özen

pp. 124 - 140   |  DOI: https://doi.org/10.29329/epasr.2018.178.7   |  Manu. Number: MANU-1810-30-0004

Published online: December 28, 2018  |   Number of Views: 200  |  Number of Download: 710


Abstract

The aim of this study is to examine the impact of organizational virtue perceived by of the employees of educational organizations on the perceived organizational happiness at schools which is their work places. Data collection was conducted through the ”Organizational Virute" (OVS) and "School Organizational Happiness" (SOHS) scales from a group of teachers (N = 242) working at elementary schools. The OVS, used to collect data at the study, has three sub-dimensions as "Optimism, Trust and grace, Integrity and forgiveness" while the SOHS has five sub-dimensions as  "Management processes, Professional attitude,    Workplace communication, Devotion and Economic conditions". Results of the correlation tests showed that there is positive associations that are mostly at medium and high levels between all sub dimensions of the OV scale and all sub-dimensions of the SOH scale. Results of the multiple regression analysis demonstrated that some of the sub-dimensions of the SOH scale estimate certain sub-dimensions of the OVS except for the "economic conditions" sub-dimension: The "Optimism" sub-dimension of the OVS   estimates the "Trust and Grace" sub-dimension, "Professional attitude" estimates "Communication" whereas the "Honesty and forgiveness" sub-dimension  estimates the "Management processes, Professional attitude and Devotion" sub-dimensions. The constant values calculated by the multiple regression analysis for all sub-dimensions are significant indicates that other factors than organizational virtue, that are not covered by this study, also have certain impacts on school organizational happiness.

Keywords: Organizational Virtue, Organizational Happiness, Educational Organizations


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Ozen, F. (2018). The Impact of the Perception of Organizational Virtue on the Perception of Organizational Happiness in Educational Organizations . Educational Policy Analysis and Strategic Research, 13(4), 124-140. doi: 10.29329/epasr.2018.178.7

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Ozen, Fatmanur (2018). "The Impact of the Perception of Organizational Virtue on the Perception of Organizational Happiness in Educational Organizations ". Educational Policy Analysis and Strategic Research 13 (4):124-140. doi:10.29329/epasr.2018.178.7.

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