Organizational alienation of the university staffs: A case study of the staffs (hired from university’s income) working at Ramkhamhaeng University’s regional campuses

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Sittipan Buddhahun

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           This research aimed to study  organizational alienation of the university staffs: A case study of the staffs hired from the University’s income, working at Ramkhamhaeng University’s regional campuses.  It is a survey research with the objectives of studying the level of organizational alienation of the university staffs in both overall and individual aspects, in total 6 aspects, namely, feeling that they have no power, meaningless, the organization / chief has no norms, owned values different from others, feeling of being alone, being abandoned and self-separation from the work.  Also it tried to find the relationship between the level of the organizational alienation of the university staffs and six sociological factors, namely gender, age, marital status, education level, position type and duration of work. The population in the research consisted of 158 staffs hired from the University’s income, working at Ramkhamhaeng University’s regional campuses. Tools used for data collection were questionnaires. 


          The results of the research found that the feeling of alienation from the organization of the university staff was at a moderate level with a mean of 2.73. When considered individually, it was found that the feeling of alienation from the organization of the university staffs at the highest mean was the sense of meaninglessness which was at the middle level with the average of 3.20, followed by the feeling of isolation, being abandoned by society In the middle level, with a mean of 3.05 which was at the medium level, with an average of 2.72. The fourth is the feeling that the organization / chiefs had no norm was at a low level, with an average of 2.55. The fifth is the difference in values ​​from others which was at a low level, with an average of 2.45. The sixth is the feeling of separation from the work was at the low level, the average value was 2.29.  Moreover, the research found that personal factors, i.e. gender, age, marital status, education level, position type and duration of work had no statistically significant relationship with the alienation of the University staffs.

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