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ERIC Number: EJ1099564
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2016
Pages: 6
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-2222-1735
Structural Empowerment and Organizational Commitment of Lecturers in Private International Educational Institutions at Thailand
Puncreobutr, Vichian
Journal of Education and Practice, v7 n11 p158-163 2016
The purpose of this research was to measure the level of structural empowerment and organizational commitment of lecturers at private international educational institutions at Thailand. Further to measure the relationship between structural empowerment and organizational commitment of lecturers. The target respondents of the study were lecturers from 4 private international educational institutions. And the sample size for the study was 165 respondents, chosen randomly by using Krejcie and Morgan table. The sampling method adopted for the study is stratified random sampling, stratification done based on lecturers' research status. The study revealed that majority of the respondents were female, who have two or more than two research every year. And the major groups of the respondents fall under the age group of less than 35 years. Most of the respondents' academic position was assistant professors and lecturers. The study revealed that level of structural empowerment and organizational commitment is at high. Among the dimensions, structural lines of power (in Structural Empowerment) and Affective commitment (in Organizational Climate) is at high level. The interesting fact is the relationship between these 2 dimensions is at moderate level, rather there is a high correlation between normative commitment and structural lines of opportunity at 0.676. However, in overall the relationship between structural empowerment and organizational commitment is highly correlated at 0.810, with the statistical significance value of P-Value 0.01. Hence, it is evident that structural empowerment leads to organizational commitment. Recommendations are presented for further research.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Thailand
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