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ERIC Number: EJ1076747
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015
Pages: 23
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 67
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0305-7925
Teacher Empowerment as an Important Component of Job Satisfaction: A Comparative Study of Teachers' Perspectives in Al-Farwaniya District, Kuwait
Al-Yaseen, Wafaa Salem; Al-Musaileem, Mohammad Yousef
Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, v45 n6 p863-885 2015
The present comparative study investigates the perceptions of male and female teachers regarding the relationship between empowerment and job satisfaction. The study aims to look at factors that empower teachers and lead to job satisfaction from teachers' perspectives. For that purpose, teachers were selected from three educational levels (primary, middle and secondary) in Al-Farwaniya District in the State of Kuwait. A total of 231 teachers from the Al-Farwaniya School District responded to a questionnaire. Both t-test and one-way ANOVA were applied. Data analysis reveals a lack of job empowerment and a high degree of dissatisfaction among teachers. The study concludes with several suggestions including opening up a dialogue with teachers in order to understand their problems and needs and involving them in the process of decision-making and change.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: Elementary Education; Secondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Kuwait