Relationships of Various Social Psychological Variables with Primary Teachers’ Job Satisfaction

Volume 2 - Issue 3
Yener Ă–ZEN
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Abstract:


The present study was conducted to determine the relationship among job satisfaction and social psychologial variables of government primary school teachers. Two questionnaires were used to determine the relationship between organizational climate and teachers’ job satisfaction. There was no significant relationship among organizational climate subscales, which showed that subscales were independent of each other. There was significant relationship between job satisfaction factors that showed that job satisfaction factors were dependent of each other. Supportive principal behavior and directive principal behavior were found to be significantly correlated with job satisfaction; on the other hand restrictive principal behavior was found no significantly correlated with job satisfaction. Collegial teacher behavior and intimate teacher behavior were found to be significantly correlated with job satisfaction; on the other hand disengaged teacher behavior was found no relationship with job satisfaction.

Keywords

  • job satisfaction
  • teacher
  • school
  • social psychological variables
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