Ranking motivational factors of teachers in Urmia using AHP

2014 IJRSM – Volume 3 Issue 2


Azizzadeh, Fariba*
Islamic Azad University, Science and Research Branch, Iran (Sazizzadeh2010@yahoo.com)

Soltani, Iraj
Islamic Azad University, Science and Research Branch, Isfahan, Iran (i.soltani@msc.ir)

Azizzadeh, Samira
Expert in Day Bank, Urmia, Iran (Samiraaz2011@yahoo.com)

Malmir, Ameneh
Malayer Branch, Islamic Azad University, Malayer, Iran (amenehmalmir@gmail.com)

Azizzadeh Aghdam, Kobra
Urmia University, Iran (Kobra_azizzadeh@yahoo.com)


The aim of this study was to identify and rank the motivating factors of teachers work as free employees in schools district 1 in Urmia. This study was done in 2011 and its population included 33 and due to its small size, the sample equals the population. The study was analyzed through hierarchical AHP method by using statistical software. The study examined social interaction, organizational culture, skill factors, competition and personal and educational factors. Reliability coefficient of 97%.was estimated by using Cronbach’s alpha. Findings show that, highest and lowest credit rating among social interactions factors relate to being approved by the director. The highest and lowest scores among the organizational factors related to teachers’ good activity and students’ interest. Working outside the home has the highest score among skill factors and experience has the minimum score. The degree of competition among teachers with different fields of study allocated higher score than teachers with same field of study. Group rate discover talents have been recognized as the main training factor and the least important factor, respectively. Also mental preoccupations, material rewards, work ethic and passion have been preferred among the individual factors.

Keywords: motivation; ranking motivational factors; AHP; teachers


DOI: https://doi.org/10.5861/ijrsm.2014.757

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