(Sameer Yousef Mohammad Abd alelah (alabadlah (2035) Palestine - Gaza Strip -Khan Younis -Jamal Abd alnaser street , Administrative And Financial Sciences .
The study aimd at identifying types of organizational culture prevailing at the Islamic University , Al Azhar University and Al Aqsa University in the Gaza Strip. It also aimed at identifying the level of organizational development at the mentioned universities. Furthermore, the study examined the relationship between the organizational culture and organizational development.
The researcher distributed 340 questionnaires and used a stratified random sample. The sample consisted of administratives, academics and top level management at the universities. The number of respondents was 264 (77.6%). The analytical descriptive approach was applied.
The findings of study showed that the Islamic University was inclined to the achievement culture. While the organizational culture at Al Azhar University and Al Aqsa University was inclined to the role culture. In addition, the study revealed that the top level management at the universities formulated the organizational culture. Further, it showed that the level of organizational development at the Islamic University was very high; at Al Azhar University was high, while at Al Aqsa University was moderate. The study also showed that there was statistical significant relationship between the organizational culture and organizational development.
In light of the findings the researcher suggested some recommendations, including, the need to reduce the authoritative management style at Al Azhar and Al Aqsa Universities. This can be achieved through applying the necessary laws and regulations, increasing the level of delegation and developing human resources.