The reality of the security culture at and the university’s role in promoting it
Purpose: To identify the reality of the security culture at The Hashemite University and the role of the university in enhancing it. Methodology/design/approach: The descriptive survey method was used and manipulated questionnaire to the selected random sample of 750 students. In addition, an open question was presented to the faculty members about the university's role in promoting security culture from the point of view of faculty members. Only10 out of the 70 faculty members responded to this question. Results and conclusion: The results of the study showed that the reality of security culture at The Hashemite University from the students' point of view was average. According to the college variable, there were no differences in the reality of security culture from the students' point of view. The results showed that the university's role in promoting security culture came through the unanimity of the sample members on 15 roles in which the university plays in enhancing the security culture among its students. The frequency and percentage of this reinforcement were used, and the ratio was between (50% - 100%). The roles that were less than 50% were excluded. Recommendations: To direct the university administration to hold security education courses for its employees, including professors and administrators, especially those working in the field of student affairs and student activities to help them do their expected roles in educating students about security.
AlKhaza'leh, Mohammad Salman
Obeid, Bilal Fayiz