Organizational Climate in Public High Schools in the Province of Laguna and Lifelong Service of Junior High School Teachers

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Jake Raymund F. Fabregar


The study described the organizational climate in public high schools in the province of Laguna, determined the extent of lifelong service of junior high school teachers and the relationship between organizational climate and lifelong service. A descriptive–correlation design was used in this study. The target populations were junior high school teachers in public high schools in the province of Laguna during the academic year 2019-2020. The researcher used Stratified Proportional Sampling as the method of data collection. Both descriptive and inferential statistics were used to analyze, interpret, and determine the implication of the data. These are mean and Spearman correlation. The findings revealed that all the dimensions of organizational climate such as leadership, organizational standard, responsibility and reward/recognition were evident in the public high schools in Laguna. Respondents perceived that school head of their respective schools can influence and inspire them. This also concluded that schools place emphasis on quality performance and set goals and properly articulate them among faculty members. It was found out that respondents were committed and loyal towards their fellow teachers and the organization itself. It can be concluded also that teachers have strong support for their co-teachers and the school as a whole to help realize the set goals. All the dimensions of organizational climate had significant relationship with the lifelong service of teachers in terms of organizational commitment and organizational loyalty. It was also revealed that organizational climate was a predictor of lifelong service of teachers. It is recommended that schools must continue their effort in making a positive organizational climate to all members of the organization. School heads and the school administration shall enhance the organizational climate through the implementation of activities that address areas/indicators that got the lowest rating. Schools must continue the effort in maintaining among teachers’ commitment and loyalty towards their co-teachers and the organization as a whole. Further research should be conducted in determining effects of organizational climate to lifelong service of teachers. Mixed approach of quantitative and qualitative methods may be considered. It is highly recommended that a comparative study on organizational climate and lifelong service be made in the public high schools having the same level of SBM.

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