Vol. 24 No. 2 (2021)
Articles

Organizational Climate - Construction and Testing of a Methodology for Its Measurement

Published 05/03/2022

Keywords

  • Organizational climate,
  • differences between Organizational climate and Organizational culture,
  • organizational effectiveness,
  • questionnaire for measuring organizational climate

How to Cite

DIMITROV, Y. (2022). Organizational Climate - Construction and Testing of a Methodology for Its Measurement. Psychological Research (in the Balkans), 24(2). Retrieved from https://journalofpsychology.org/index.php/1/article/view/27

Abstract

Organizational climate is a multi-dimensional construct strongly related with organizational ef fectiveness. The article reveals the main conceptual aspects of the construct and distinguishes it from the related concept of Organizational culture. After that presents a methodology for measuring Organizational climate, based on one of the established theories, created by Lawrence James and Alan Jones. The meth odology introduces a very applicable tool, customized according to the features of the business organiza tions operating in Bulgaria. The approbation procedure is based on a sample consisting 308 respondents, employees who work in different sectors such as machinery production, IT, healthcare etc. Report shows good reliability and validity of the questionnaire and make a strong appeal for its practical application.

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