THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN ORGANIZATIONAL CYNICISM AND ORGANIZATIONAL COMMITMENT

Hilmiye Yüksel, Semiha Şahin

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The main purpose of this study was to determine the levels of organizational cynicism and commitment of the primary and secondary school teachers, the relationship between both variables and the effect of organizational cynicism on organizational commitment. Two-scale questionnaires were used and applied to a population of 316 teachers who work in Akhisar in Manisa. According to research results: the perception of teachers, are at medium level for “cognitive” and “behavioral” dimensions of organizational cynicism and general scale, and at low level for “affective” dimension in their schools. Organizational commitment is at medium level for all scale and on identification and internalization dimensions, and it is low on adaptation dimension. In addition, there was medium-leveled negative relationship between organizational commitment and cynicism. It is also observed that cognitive and affective dimensions of organizational cynicism predict all dimensions of the organizational commitment. 

 

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organizational cynicism, organizational commitment, primary school, secondary school, teacher

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