EVALUATING TEACHERS' PERCEPTIONS OF TRUST IN ORGANIZATION IN SEVERAL VARIABLES CONTEXT: THE CASE OF ADIYAMAN

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Number of pages: 746-762
Year-Number: 2021-39

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The aim of this study is to examine teachers' perception of organization trust towards their institution in terms of various variables - gender, marital status, union membership status, educational status, and working time. The research was carried out with 350 teachers working in secondary education institutions affiliated to the Ministry of National Education in Adıyaman Province. Data; organizational trust scale; Confidence in colleagues, trust in managers and trust in the organization was collected by using only the scale of trust in organization consisting of 16 questions and 7 items from these sub-dimensions. In accordance with the purpose of the study, descriptive statistics, parametric tests, independent samples t-test and variance analysis were used. According to the results of the analysis, it was determined that the level of trust developed by the teachers towards the institutions they worked in was moderate, in other words, the participants had a medium level of trust in their institutions. This result is expected to indicate that employees' perceptions of trust will increase as institutions move away from clientelistic policies and behaviors and a more democratic structuring is adopted.

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Abstract

The aim of this study is to examine teachers' perception of organization trust towards their institution in terms of various variables - gender, marital status, union membership status, educational status, and working time. The research was carried out with 350 teachers working in secondary education institutions affiliated to the Ministry of National Education in Adıyaman Province. Data; organizational trust scale; Confidence in colleagues, trust in managers and trust in the organization was collected by using only the scale of trust in organization consisting of 16 questions and 7 items from these sub-dimensions. In accordance with the purpose of the study, descriptive statistics, parametric tests, independent samples t-test and variance analysis were used. According to the results of the analysis, it was determined that the level of trust developed by the teachers towards the institutions they worked in was moderate, in other words, the participants had a medium level of trust in their institutions. This result is expected to indicate that employees' perceptions of trust will increase as institutions move away from clientelistic policies and behaviors and a more democratic structuring is adopted.

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