The Impact of Covid-19 on Organizational Culture: Sultan Qaboos University Case Study

Aieman Ahmad AL-Omari*, Khalaf Marhoun Al’Abri

*Corresponding author for this work

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The present study aimed to explore the impact on working culture due to pandemic caused by Covid-19, and whether there were statistically significant sex and experience differences in Sultan Qaboos University staff perceptions. The current study used a questionnaire that applied to a sample consist of 156 staff, of whom 100 were males, and 56 were females. The results of the questionnaire indicated that staff perception the organizational culture during covid-19 pandemic with moderate level. According to sex variable, (13) items of organizational culture during covid-19 pandemic had significant differences from staff perceptions on organizational culture during covid-19 pandemic referred to male, while (3) items had no significant differences. Regarding to staff experience, five of 16 items were significantly differences according to staff experience.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)141-153
Number of pages13
JournalJournal of Higher Education Policy and Leadership Studies
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - Dec 2021


  • Covid-19 Pandemic
  • Oman
  • Organizational Culture
  • Sultan Qaboos University

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Public Administration
  • Education
  • Social Sciences (miscellaneous)
  • Strategy and Management

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