THE LEVEL OF ORGANIZATIONAL CULTURE PREVAILING IN PRIMARY SCHOOLS IN THE NORTHERN TRIANGLE AREA IN ISRAEL
The study aimed to find out the level of organizational culture among Arab elementary school principals within Northern Triangle area of the Palestinian interior (Israel). The study adopted the descriptive survey method. The school community is made up of all elementary school principals and teachers (1606). The study sample is (387) principals and teachers. The results showed that the level of organizational culture among elementary school principals in the Northern Triangle region came in a large degree in the total score and in all domains. In addition, that the highest are the field of organizational norms, followed by the field of organizational values, the field of organizational expectations, the field of policies and procedures, and in the last rank the field of organizational practices. The results also showed that there were statistically significant differences at the level of significance (α ≤ 0.05) at the level of organizational culture for managers due to the different job title variables (which came in favor of managers), and the educational qualification variable (which came in favor of the postgraduate category. In light of the findings of the study, the researcher recommends a number of recommendations, the most important of which are: Working to consider the concept of organizational culture as an administrative concept by educational institutions, as it is an important factor in neutralizing the causes of failure and success. Incorporating the subject of organizational culture into the training materials prescribed for the rehabilitation of teachers, especially for administrative and sensitive positions, working to strengthen the principle of trust between teachers and management to consolidate organizational culture and belonging to the organization and its values.
Keywords: Organizational Culture, Elementary Schools, Triangle Area.