The Impact of Organizational Power Sources on Time Management from the Perspective of Governmental Departments’ Managers in Al-Balqa’ Governorate

Hamdan Salim Alawamleh, Samar Suleiman Altarawneh

Abstract


The purpose of this study was to identify the impact of organizational power sources on time management from the perspective of governmental departments’ managers in Al-Balqa’ governorate. The study also investigated the impact of personal variables on both of the organizational power and time management. The sample of this study consisted of 42 governmental departments; 9 departments were randomly selected. These departments included 298 employees working in leadership and supervisory positions; 71 employees were chosen to comprise the study sample. Data were collected and then analyzed using SPSS. The study revealed several significant results including: there was an impact for some of the personal variables on the organizational power and time management. Also, there was correlation between organizational power and time management, and a high positive effect of the study variables on the perspective of governmental departments' managers. Moreover, the study revealed different impact of the organizational power sources on time management and conversely true. Several recommendations were presented in this study including: to conduct more in-depth research on the study's variables in Jordan and to take into consideration the importance of training managers how to use their positional power, privileges and to improve their time management skills.
Key words: Al-Balqa’; Governmental departments; Organizational power; Time management

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Al-Balqa’; Governmental departments; Organizational power; Time management

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3968/j.ibm.1923842820130702.1010

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