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imageThis book is the culmination of nearly a decade of research and development. Its purpose is twofold: to provide educational researchers with a set of reliable and valid measures to study the nature of the school workplace, and to provide practitioners with a set of tools to evaluate their school climate with an aim toward organizational improvement.

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Open Schools/Healthy
Schools


Measuring Organizational
Climate


Wayne K. Hoy

The Ohio State University

C. John Tarter

St. Johns University

Robert B. Kottkamp

Hofstra University

TABLE OF CONTENTS

1. NATURE OF THE WORKPLACE
The Work Environment
Climate or Culture
Organizational Climate: A Personality Metaphor
Organizational Climate: A Health Metaphor

2. THE ORGANIZATIONAL CLIMATE DESCRIPTION
QUESTIONNAIRE FOR ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS
A Revised School Climate Instrument: The OCDQ-RE
Dimensions of Elementary School Climate
A Test of The Revised Climate Instrument
Summary and Discussion
Implications

3 THE ORGANIZATIONAL CLIMATE DESCRIPTION QUESTIONNAIRE FOR SECONDARY SCHOOLS
School Climate: A Personal View
Rationale for a New Measure: OCDQ-RS
Developing a New Measure: OCDQ-RS
Dimensions of Secondary School Climate
A Test of the Revised Climate Measure
A Further Test
Summary and Discussion
Implications

4. THE ORGANIZATIONAL HEALTH INVENTORY FOR SECONDARY SCHOOLS
Pilot Study
In Search of a Theory: A Parsonian Perspective
Organizational Health Inventory for Secondary Schools: OHI
Dimensions of Secondary School Health
A Test of the New Instrument: OHI
Summary and Discussion
Implications

5. THE ORGANIZATIONAL HEALTH INVENTORY FOR ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS
Pilot Study I
Pilot Study II
Organizational Health Inventory for Elementary Schools: OHI-E
Dimensions of Elementary School Health
Summary and Discussion
Implications

6. RESEARCH RESULTS ON SCHOOL HEALTH AND CLIMATE
Faculty Trust and School Health: OHI
Faculty Trust and School Climate: OCDQ-RS
Teacher Commitment and School Health: OHI
Teacher Commitment and School Climate: OCDQ-RS
School Effectiveness, School Climate, and School Health: A Comparison of the OHI and the OCDQ-RS
Summary
Faculty Trust, Effectiveness, and School Climate: OCDQ-RE
Summary
Implications

7. USING THE HEALTH AND CLIMATE INSTRUMENTS: A PRACTICAL GUIDE
The Organizational Climate Description Questionnaire for Elementary Schools: The OCDQ-RE
The OCDQ-RE Form
The Organizational Climate Description Questionnaire for Secondary Schools: The OCDQ-RS
The OCDQ-RS Form
The Organizational Health Inventory for Secondary Schools: OHI
The OHI Form
The Organizational Health Inventory for Elementary Schools: OHI-E
The OHI-E Form
A Concluding Note

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