Professional Identity and Occupational Culture among Faculty and Assistant Faculty Staff

Saad, Nema ; hesen, dr samah ; Zeinab, F. El-Said 


Abstract


Professional identity is an ongoing process of interpretation and re-interpretation of experiences, a notion that corresponds with the idea that staff development never stops and can be best seen as a process of life-long learning, and the diverse cultures within a college have few strong, the structure and the organization does little to create opportunity for developing the professional identity. The aim of this study to investigate the relationship between professional identity and occupational culture among faculty staff (40 Lecturers) and assistant faculty staff (47) at the faculty of Nursing -Ain shams university. A descriptive correlational design was used in this study, Data collection tools used this study were 1- Measure the Teacher Identity sheet and 2- Occupational culture scale, Content validity was ascertained by a group of nursing experts. The results of this study showed a statistically significant difference relating to culture domains of staff regarding their qualification, position and departments. And there is a statistical significant difference between services and their relationship and responsibility; On the other hand, there is a statistical significant difference between services of occupational culture domains and desired outcomes of professional identity of studied staff. the study findings demonstrated linkage between professional identity and occupational culture among study subjects. The study findings concluded that There is a statistical significance difference in relation culture domains of staff regarding their qualification, position and departments. And there is a statistical significance difference between services and their relationship and responsibility, on the 0ther hand, there is a statistical significance difference between services of occupational culture domains and desired outcomes of professional identity of studied staff This study recommended that the professional identity is an area that has not been researched in any great depth among the professions let alone in higher education. Key words: Professional identity. Occupational culture and higher education


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Keywords Professional identity;Occupational culture;higher education
Issue Date Dec-2017
Publisher Samah, M.El-sayed
Journal Assiut scientific nursing journal 
URI http://research.asu.edu.eg/handle/123456789/169374


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