Productivity as influenced by organizational politics, empowerment, negotiating potential and organizational ideology

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Author: Calimpong, Rowena B.

Accession Number: 1409D, 1420D

Class No: 987-65-4329

Author No: B

Copyright Year: 2010

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This survey- correlational research aimed at determining the relationship among productivity, organizational politics, empowerment, negotiating potential, and organizational ideology. Conducted in January, 2009, fifty-two (52) school administrators and 307 teachers in the public elementary schools on the Department of Education, Division of Iloilo City participated in the study. The school administrators were purposively- sampled, while the teachers were selected through the stratified proportional random sampling method. Five standardized and published data- getting instruments- the Productive Environment Scorecard for Individuals by http://www.keyorganization.com/quiz/individual-productivity-quiz.php, Organizational Politics Scale by DuBrin (1985), and Organization Ideology Questionnaire by Harrison (1972), Empowerment Scale by Nelson and Quick (2005), Negotiating Potential Questionnaire by DuBrin (1985), and Organization Ideology Questionnaire by Harrison (1972) to gather necessary data for the research. Descriptives used were the means, ranks, standard deviations, while the t-test for independent samples, the One-Way ANOVA, and the Pearson's r were the inferential statistical tools applied in the investigation. the .05 aplha level was used as the criterion for the rejection or acceptance of the null hypothesis. Study results revealed that majority of the school administrators had "average" perception of organizational politics prevailing in public elementary schools in the City of Iloilo; had "high" level of empowerment; had "moderate" level of negotiating potential; had the perception of "task" as the existing ideology of their organization, and still task, as the preferred and shared ideology. Also, majority had "high" individual productivity. The public elementary school administrators did not differ significantly in their productivity levels when classified according to their perception of organizational politics as well as according to their degrees of empowerment, similarly, according to their status of negotiating potential. No significant relationships existed in the productivity among the school administrators classified according to their level of perception of existing organizational ideology. No significant differences existed in the productivity levels of the respective administrators classified according to the level of their perception of preferred ideology, the level of their perception of organizational politics, as well as according to degrees of their perception of existing, preferred, and shared ideology of the organization. Positive and not significant relationships was found out to exist between the administrators' perception of organizational politics and their negotiating potential and productivity. Negative and not significant relationships were noted between the administrators perception of organizational politics and their empowerment, between their perception of organizational politics and their empowerment, between their perception of organizational politics and their productivity. It was found out also that there was no significant relationship between empowerment and their productivity. No significant relationships existed between the administrators' perception of organizational politics and existing organizational ideology between their perception of organizational ideology between their perception of organizational politics and preferred organizational ideology; between the administrators' empowerment and negotiating potential and perception of existing organizational ideology;between their negotiating potential and perception of preferred organizational ideology; between their negotiating potential and shared organizational ideology; between the administrators' productivity and perception of existing organizational ideology; between their productivity and perception of preferred organizational ideology; and between their productivity and shared organizational ideology.


Keywords: Productivity, organizational politics,empowerment, negotiating potential, organizational ideology

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