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Research Paper | Education Management | Tanzania | Volume 7 Issue 7, July 2018
Understanding Teachers? Perception on Organizational Support in Tanzanian Secondary Schools
Coletha Cleo Ngirwa
Abstract: In attempt to predict the significance of highly Perceived Organizational Support (POS) on employees and organization outcomes, this study examined the perception of teachers on the extent to which their employer cares about their wellbeing and values their contribution to education sector. The study was grounded from organizational support theory and employed cross sectional research design through a sample of 99 secondary school teachers in Tanzania. Results from descriptive analyses and interviews revealed low POS and dissatisfaction of teachers. Results call for managerial attention especially on energizing POS through ethical leadership and effective human resources management practices. This study calls for empirical integration in respect to mediators (fulfilment of teachers rights and needs) in the relationship between POS and teachers commitment to teach in secondary schools.
Keywords: Perceived Organization Support, Teachers Rights and Needs Fulfillment
Edition: Volume 7 Issue 7, July 2018,
Pages: 295 - 299