RESEARCH ARTICLE


Teachers Organizational Commitment in Elementary School: A Study in Banjarmasin Indonesia



Aslamiah*
Department of Management Education, Faculty of Teacher Training and Education, Universitas Lambung Mangkurat, Banjarmasin, Indonesia


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* Address correspondence to this author at the Department of Management Education, Faculty of Teacher Training and Education, Universitas Lambung Mangkurat, Banjarmasin, Indonesia; E-mail: aslamiah.fkip.unlam@gmail.com


Abstract

Background:

Teachers organizational commitment had been found affecting their quality of work, and productivity.

Objective:

The objectives of the study were to analyze teachers organizational commitment for each dimension; to analyze teachers organizational commitment between excellent and low achievement schools, and to analyze teachers organizational commitment between excellent and low achievement schools in urban and suburban areas in Banjarmasin. A number of respondents were teachers from 247 elementary school in Banjarmasin. The Organizational Commitment Questionnaire (OCQ) had been used to measure the commitment of teachers. Data analysis were the means, one-way ANOVA, and two-way ANOVA.

Results:

The research showed that teacher organizational commitment in elementary schools in Banjarmasin is very good. The continuous commitment has the highest value of the mean. The continuous commitment describes economically reason. Mean value of organization commitment both excellent schools and low achievement school are 3.93 and 3.38. Mean for teacher’s organizational commitment of excellent schools in urban is 4.11, and 3.29 for suburban. Mean of low achievement school in urban is 3.71, while the mean of low achievement school in sub-urban is 3.29. F value for the interaction on teacher’s organizational commitment between excellent and low achievement schools both in urban and suburban areas is 5.368, which is significant (<0.05).

Conclusion:

It means a significant difference exists in teacher’s organizational commitment between excellent schools and no achievement schools both in urban and suburban areas in Banjarmasin.

Keywords: Organizational commitment, Elementary school, ANOVA, OCQ, Professional commitment, Union commitment.