Product orientation of sixthgrade teachers in Middle school

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(Product orientation , teachers)



The current research aims to identify the orientation of the sixth grade preparatory teachers. The current research sample included (400) teachers. Researchers adopted the product orientation scale based on Fromm (1947), as three dimensions were identified for the scale. Paragraphs were also formulated for each dimension. It also analyzed the paragraphs and verified the psychometric properties of (validity,  stability), as it extracted the apparent validity by presenting it to a group of arbitrators and specialists in the field of psychology and psychometry to express their views on the validity of the paragraphs. As for stability, it was extracted in two ways, namely the method of retesting, and the Cronbach alpha method, and after verifying the validity of the tools through the indicators of validity and stability, and applying these tools to the research sample and then collecting and processing data statistically. The results of the research showed that the sixth grade preparatory teachers and teachers have a product orientation.

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Today, the teacher faces many educational and social problems that have negatively reflected on his psychology and performance in the classroom, which made him unable to control his behaviors. The teacher, when he does not have any positive strategy and has deficiencies about his tasks and work, which makes him  in a state of constant confusion and control of random and unstructured ideas, thus generating a state of pessimism and dissatisfaction with what he does and the absence of motivation (Baumeister & Tice, 1985) , that the individual has very high confidence in setting unrealistic goals that can be achieved, It may shock the living reality, leading to a failure at work and unsatisfactory results that reflect negatively on what is planned (Flyvbjerg et al., 2003)),when the individual and the teacher both lack the characteristics of the productive person at work, leads to an increase in harmony in his environment as a result of exhaustion and psychological burnout, which consists of a feeling of emotional attrition and low value of achievement, which leads to weakness in the tasks he performs and collapse of his determination and negatively reflects on his performance in the educational process, so the teacher's professional success requires broad capabilities and skills to be able to integrate and form social relationships and succeed in the tasks entrusted to him And the ability to control his emotions and direct them towards creative productivity at work (left-handed, contouring, 2000: 360).

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