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Original article | International Journal of Progressive Education 2019, Vol. 15(1) 167-183

The Relationship between Solution-Focused School Leadership and Organizational Cynicism, Organizational Commitment and Teachers' Job Satisfaction

Güven Özdem & Şenol Sezer

pp. 167 - 183   |  DOI: https://doi.org/10.29329/ijpe.2019.184.11   |  Manu. Number: MANU-1811-09-0001

Published online: February 06, 2019  |   Number of Views: 57  |  Number of Download: 118


Abstract

The purpose of this study is to examine the relationship between solution-focused school leadership and organizational cynicism, organizational commitment and teachers’ job satisfaction.  This study was designed in correlational survey model. The sample group was 246 teachers working in different schools. The sample group was determined by using cluster random sampling method. Data were collected via the four scales: Solution-Focused School Leadership Scale, Organizational Cynicism Scale, Organizational Commitment Scale, and short form of the Minnesota Job Satisfaction Scale. The results show that the teachers perceive a high level solution-focused leadership in the schools. The results also show that teachers have low level organizational cynicism, but high level organizational commitment and job satisfaction. It was found a high level statically significant negative correlations between the teachers’ organizational cynicism and school principals’ solution-focused leadership according to multiple regression analysis results. In addition, a high level statically significant positive correlations were found between the teachers’ organizational commitment and school principals’ solution-focused leadership. Moreover, a high level statically significant positive correlations were found between the teachers’ job satisfaction and school principals’ solution-focused leadership. The results also show that solution-focused leadership scores and organizational commitment scores differ statistically in favor of female teachers.  

Keywords: Solution-focused leadership, Organizational cynicism, Commitment, Satisfaction, Correlation.


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APA 6th edition
Ozdem, G. & Sezer, S. (2019). The Relationship between Solution-Focused School Leadership and Organizational Cynicism, Organizational Commitment and Teachers' Job Satisfaction . International Journal of Progressive Education, 15(1), 167-183. doi: 10.29329/ijpe.2019.184.11

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Ozdem, G. and Sezer, S. (2019). The Relationship between Solution-Focused School Leadership and Organizational Cynicism, Organizational Commitment and Teachers' Job Satisfaction . International Journal of Progressive Education, 15(1), pp. 167-183.

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Ozdem, Guven and Senol Sezer (2019). "The Relationship between Solution-Focused School Leadership and Organizational Cynicism, Organizational Commitment and Teachers' Job Satisfaction ". International Journal of Progressive Education 15 (1):167-183. doi:10.29329/ijpe.2019.184.11.

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