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ERIC Number: EJ1119629
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2016-Nov-10
Pages: 12
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: EISSN-1990-3839
Examining the Organizational Cynicism among Teachers at Schools: A Mixed Methods Study
Levent, Faruk; Keser, Sitar
Educational Research and Reviews, v11 n21 p2009-2020 Nov 2016
The purpose of this study is to examine the organizational cynicism among teachers at schools. In this study, which was conducted by a mixed method, "the Organizational Cynicism Scale for Teachers" was used in the quantitative dimension, while a semi-structured interviewing technique was used in the qualitative dimension. The quantitative part of this research population consists of 348 teachers who worked in public schools on the Anatolian side of Istanbul in 2014 to 2015 academic year. In the qualitative part of this research, 30 teachers were interviewed concerning factors that affect teachers in terms of interaction, process and assignment of duties in the organizational sense. In the analysis of quantitative data, descriptive statistical techniques were used, while qualitative data was worked out by content analysis. According to the results obtained in the quantitative dimension of the research, it was seen that the organizational cynicism level of teachers was at low and medium level. It was determined that this result was also supported by the findings obtained by means of qualitative analysis.
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Turkey (Istanbul)
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