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American Journal of Educational Research. 2014, 2(8), 603-611
DOI: 10.12691/education-2-8-8
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Greek Teachers’ Views about Their Organizational Commitment to Primary School

Iordanidis G.1, Tsakiridou H.1, and Sagiadinou G.1

1Department of Primary Education, University of Western Macedonia, Florina, Greece

Pub. Date: July 28, 2014

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Iordanidis G., Tsakiridou H. and Sagiadinou G.. Greek Teachers’ Views about Their Organizational Commitment to Primary School. American Journal of Educational Research. 2014; 2(8):603-611. doi: 10.12691/education-2-8-8

Abstract

The characteristics of commitment to school, students, teaching, career and profession along with a body of knowledge, skills, abilities and behaviors are those which compose the organizational commitment of teachers. The purpose of the present study is to investigate teachers’ views about their organizational commitment to primary school. More specifically, the study aims to record teachers’ views regarding seven teamwork characteristics: communication, leadership, guidance, feedback, supportive behavior, collaboration and trust. The sample was consisted of 245 primary education teachers. The results show that teachers recognize the importance of all the seven factors regarding teamwork characteristics. Moreover, teachers’ views are significantly influenced by their age and their teaching experience.

Keywords:
teachers' organizational commitment teamwork teachers’ experience

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