Examination of organizational commitment levels of the academic staffs employed in sports sciences in Turkey

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Hülya Bingöl
https://orcid.org/0000-0002-6686-2821

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The aim of this research is to examine the organizational commitment perceptions of academics who teach in the sports fields. Population of the research is composed of academics who teach in the sports fields as part of the academic staff. The research group consists of 408 academics who work in the field of sports sciences. In the research, a questionnaire form was used as a data collection tool. The questionnaire consists of two parts. In the first part, there are 5 questions to determine the demographic and employment characteristics of the individuals, and in the second part, there are 18 questions in the form of a 5-point Likert scale to determine the perception of organizational commitment. Data analysis was conducted in SPSS 16 package program. When the organizational commitment perception according to demographic and employment characteristics was examined, it was found that emotional commitment perception differed only by the title variable. It has been found that academics with the title of Professor have higher emotional commitment than others.


Keywords: Organizational Commitment, Academic Personnel, Sports Sciences;

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Bingöl, H. (2020). Examination of organizational commitment levels of the academic staffs employed in sports sciences in Turkey. Cypriot Journal of Educational Sciences, 15(3), 446 - 457. https://doi.org/10.18844/cjes.v15i3.4910
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