How Employees’ Attitudes are Influenced by Organizational Change: Evidence from a Non- Profit Organization in Bahrain

International Journal of Economics and Management Studies
© 2018 by SSRG - IJEMS Journal
Volume 5 Issue 12
Year of Publication : 2018
Authors : Adel Mahmoud Al Samman, Ghassan Ibrahim Ahmed, Horiya Mohamed Ahmed Aldeeb
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Adel Mahmoud Al Samman, Ghassan Ibrahim Ahmed, Horiya Mohamed Ahmed Aldeeb, "How Employees’ Attitudes are Influenced by Organizational Change: Evidence from a Non- Profit Organization in Bahrain," SSRG International Journal of Economics and Management Studies, vol. 5,  no. 12, pp. 31-37, 2018. Crossref,


In today’s business environment, it is imperative for organizations to conduct total or partial changes every now and then if they are willing to survive in the fierce completive jungle of nowadays. In studies that have examined the conditions in which employees support organizational change, researchers have focused on various attitudinal constructs that represent employees' attitudes toward organizational change. This research aims at studying the effect of the organizational change in non-profit organizations on the employees’ attitudes, either in a positive way or a negative one. The study was applied on the Bahraini Parliament General Secretariat. The study is based on two types of primary data. One is a questionnaire survey administered among the target population, all considered subjects for the organizational change. Another type of data was gathered by conducting interviews with managers of the General Secretariat. The researchers have employed the analytical descriptive approach to describe a specific phenomenon, collected data using a survey designed by the researcher, and then analysed them to reach results about the effect of the independent variable, with its different dimensions, on the dependent variable with its different components, in accordance with the pilot study conducted to reach qualitative results aiming at supporting the reached quantitative ones. Findings suggest the existence of a statistical significant effect of the organizational change on employees’ attitudes. Findings also suggest that the technological change occurred to the General Secretariat has substantially affected their emotional, knowledge, and behavioural attitudes.



Organizational Change, Employees’ Attitudes, Non-Profit organization, Bahrain, Parliament General Secretariat.


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