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ERIC Number: EJ882735
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010
Pages: 12
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 88
ISSN: ISSN-1303-0485
Perception of Faculty Members Exposed to Mobbing about the Organizational Culture and Climate
Yaman, Erkan
Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, v10 n1 p567-578 Win 2010
The present research aimed to investigate non-ethical behaviors and mobbing to which academic staff in universities are subjected. Twelve academic staff who were subjected to mobbing in universities in Turkey were interviewed. The research was formed in a qualitative design. Results show that the metaphors that the instructors use to liken their administrators such as the components of organizational culture are negative organizational stories, lack of organizational heroes, reduced organizational faithfulness, organizational ceremonies consisting of formalities, weakness of organizational moral codes of conduct, lack of positive role-models as examples, availability of the administrators who are impossible to discuss about, organizational prestige loss, insufficiency of organizational language, emotion and understanding demonstrated that a very weak organizational culture is available, and at the same time negative organization culture triggers psycho-violence.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Turkey