Examining Organizational Values in Iraqi Colleges of Physical Education and Sports Science


  • Ahmed Hameed Jasim Faculty of Physical Education and Sports Sciences, University of Anbar, Anbar governorate, Iraq.
  • Waad Abdul Raheem Farhan Faculty of Physical Education and Sports Sciences, University of Anbar, Anbar governorate, Iraq.




Behavioral dynamics, Cognitive processes, Sport Management, Organizational values


The research endeavor was undertaken with the dual purpose of constructing a robust measure of organizational values within a selection of colleges specializing in physical education and sports sciences in Iraq, while concurrently exploring the multifaceted impact of these values. Employing a meticulous descriptive approach, the study enlisted a diverse sample comprising 775 male and female students drawn from 17 colleges across the region. Methodologically, the research team meticulously adhered to established scientific protocols to craft the measurement scale, thereafter, subjecting it to rigorous statistical scrutiny. The ensuing statistical analysis yielded encouraging results, affirming the scale's commendable validity and reliability. Notably, all statements exhibited statistical significance, underpinned by a notably high internal consistency coefficient, with Cronbach's alpha registering at 0.889. Following this validation phase, a subset of the sample, totaling 100 individuals, was selected to undergo the organizational values scale assessment. The ensuing findings served to underscore the pivotal role played by organizational values in shaping the cultural fabric of these academic institutions, and more broadly, in guiding the behavioral dispositions of their members. It became increasingly apparent that organizational values served as more than mere abstract principles; rather, they emerged as integral components of institutional identity, exerting a palpable influence on the cognitive processes and behavioral dynamics within the organizational milieu. This deeper understanding was gleaned from the participants' responses to the scale's prompts, which consistently underscored the significance of organizational values in defining the ethos of these educational establishments and in directing the conduct of their members within the practical sphere.


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How to Cite

Hameed Jasim, A. ., & Abdul Raheem Farhan, W. (2024). Examining Organizational Values in Iraqi Colleges of Physical Education and Sports Science. Fitness, Performance and Health Journal, 3(1), 39–53. https://doi.org/10.53797/fphj.v3i1.6.2024