Measuring the Effect of Organization Structure on the Institution’ Performance Efficiency: Empirical Study, Elicited from the Reality of the Palestinian Ministry of Education and Higher Education

Asri Ahmad Sammoudi


This paper comes to measure the effect of organization structure on the institution' performance efficiency: empirical study, elicited from the reality of the Palestinian ministry of education and higher education. This study is based on the descriptive and analytical approach. The descriptive and analytical approach adopts explaining the phenomena depending on its realty, and considers analyzing and describing the phenomena accurately. The study population consists of 400 employees of the working staff at the Ministry of Education and Higher Education in Palestine including academics and administrators. Similarly, the study sample includes the administrative staff that has a direct link to the formulation and implementation of policies and procedures by the Ministry of Education and Higher Education in Palestine, in the city of Ramallah. This sample represents a random sample that includes 50 employees and rates %12.5 of the study population. However, the following statistical models are employed so as to test the hypotheses of this study. These models are: Descriptive Statistics, Cronbach Alpha Coefficient, and T Test. The following are the most important results of this study. (1) The planning procedures of the academic and administrative functions suffer from weaknesses and deficiencies regarding the current and future programs. (2) educational institutions of both the public and private sectors in Palestine. (3) There is a lack of enough cooperation in organizing the educational programs for various educational stages starting from the primary stage and ending with the university graduation. (4) There is a lack of enough follow-up and controlling regarding the implementation of various academic and administrative programs, which leads to a deviation in achieving the drawn goals and plans. (5) There is a lack of sufficient and organized evaluation through which we can recognize the advancement in achieving the drawn goals; as well as the decisions and functions are being corrected and revised in order to serve the organization and its drawn goals. (6) There is a lack of sufficient coordination regarding the educational outputs between the academic and educational institutions of both sectors the public and the private. Based on the previous findings, the study comes out with the following recommendations: (1) The Ministry of Education and Higher Education in Palestine is advised to focus on the importance of increasing the coordination between the educational institutions and the governmental organizations regarding the planning and the implementation of the current and the future lesson planning programs. (2) It highly recommends the government to increase its role in terms of planning, implementation, supervision, and reviewing the different educational and academic programs.

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International Journal of Social Science Studies   ISSN 2324-8033 (Print)   ISSN 2324-8041 (Online)

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