The Reasons of Job Alienation among the Faculty Members of Hebron & Al-Quds Universities

Ja'far Wasfi Abu Saa, Mahmoud Ahmad Abu Samra

Abstract


The present study aimes to identify the reasons behind experiencing job alienation by the faculty members at Hebron
& Al-Quds universities. It was conducted during the second semester of the academic year (2017/2018). The study’s
population involves all the faculty members who work at Hebron & Al-Quds universities (i.e. 446 faculty members).
The study’s sample consists of (200) faculty members. Those members were selected through using the random
stratified sampling method. The study’s instrument was developed by the researchers, and It is represented in a
questionnaire. The questionnaire seeks to identify the reasons behind experiencing job alienation by the faculty
members at Hebron & Al-Quds universities. It consists of (20) statements. These statements address two types of
reasons; a)-reasons that are related to the university management & b)- reasons that are related to the work
colleagues. The researchers checked the validity of questionnaire, and they measured the reliability of the
questionnaire through using the relevant statistical methods. It was found that the statements that concern the
examined reasons show moderate means. In addition, it was found that there is not any statistically significant
difference between the respondents’ attitudes which can be attributed to the university.


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DOI: https://doi.org/10.5430/wje.v9n2p65

 

World Journal of Education
ISSN 1925-0746(Print)  ISSN 1925-0754(Online)

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