Universal Journal of Educational Research Vol. 7(2), pp. 307 - 317
DOI: 10.13189/ujer.2019.070201
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An Analysis of Teachers' Perception of Organizational Silence in Terms of Various Demographic Variables


Akif Köse 1,*, Fulya Köse 2
1 Department of Educational Sciences, Faculty of Education, Kahramanmaraş Sütçü İmam University, Kahramanmaraş, Turkey
2 Ministry of National Education, Kahramanmaraş, Turkey

ABSTRACT

This research aims to explore teachers' perception of organizational silence in terms of various demographic variables. The research has been conducted with teachers, who work at state schools located within the central districts of Kahramanmaraş (Dulkadiroğlu and Onikişubat). The research sample holds 392 teachers in total. Having a quantitative research model, this research holds a survey model. The research data has deployed "Organizational Silence Scale" including 18 items. Frequency, percentage, t-test and one-way analysis of variance (ANOVA) and regression analysis have been used during data analysis. Research results have revealed that teachers experience a medium level of organizational silence. Besides, teachers' perception of organizational silence does not significantly differ across demographic variables. The research has also suggested that demographic variables are not a significant predictor of organizational silence perception of teachers.

KEYWORDS
Teacher, Organization, Organizational Silence

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Akif Köse , Fulya Köse . "An Analysis of Teachers' Perception of Organizational Silence in Terms of Various Demographic Variables." Universal Journal of Educational Research 7.2 (2019) 307 - 317. doi: 10.13189/ujer.2019.070201.