Political Behavior and its Impact on the Level of Organizational Conflict: An Analytical Study of the Parliament of Jordan

Mohammad Salim Al-Rawashdeh, Aktham Abdulmajeed Al-Sarayrah

Abstract


The study aims to diagnose the theoretical and intellectual fundamentals of the two phenomena of political behavior and organizational conflict of the members of the parliament of Jordan (of Notables and Parliament), also it aims to reveal the relation among the basic dimensions of political behavior and organizational conflict, and its organizational and psychological impacts within the causality concept as long as related to both political behavior and organizational conflict.

The study sample consisted of 78 members in the parliament, who have been chosen in a random sample and it formed a rate of 30% of the study, the researcher developed a questionnaire as a tool to gather the necessary data for the study and led to a number of results:

1. There is a difference in the patterns of political behavior and patterns of organizational conflict among the members of the parliament (Notables and representatives).

2. There is a difference in the political behavior strategies and organizational conflict strategies among the members of the parliament.

3. There is a statistically significant correlation between the political behavior dimensions and all of the variables (sex, marital status, functional expertise, and presence times to the parliament and the party to which it belongs), with a rate of 70%.

4. There is a statistically significant correlation between the organizational conflict dimensions and all of the variables (marital status, and presence times to the parliament), with a rate of 29%.

5. The results showed that the political behavior dimensions combined (agreement on objectives, agreement on public policies and personal agreement) and it has been shown a rate of 52.2%, 46.3%, and 48.8%, respectively of the total variation in the organizational conflict dimensions.


Full Text: PDF DOI: 10.5539/jpl.v5n3p66

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