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Global Journal of Teacher Education

Global Journal of Teacher Education 

ISSN: xxxx-xxxx Vol. 1 (1),

pp. 106-111, November, 2013. ©

Global Science Research Journals


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The impact of teachers’ organizational trust perceptions on organizational cynicism perception

Soner POLAT 

Faculty of Education at Kocaeli University, Turkey.

E-mail: spolat@kocaeli.edu.tr 

Accepted 26 July, 2013 

The aim of this study is to present the impact of primary school teachers’ organizational trust perceptions on organizational cynicism. The research is based on descriptive survey model, with its population consisting of teachers working in primary schools1 in Körfez District of Kocaeli Province. Sampling was not needed and preferred as it was possible to reach all the teachers in the population. The research data were collected via “organizational trust” and “organizational cynicism” scales. The research hypotheses that were developed, based on theoretical knowledge and findings, were tested in the study. Correlation and regression analysis were conducted to test hypothesis. The result of the study has indicated a significant negative relation between organizational trust perception and organizational cynicism. It has been found out that organizational trust is an effective variable in significantly predicting organizational cynicism.

Key words: Organizational cynicism, organizational trust, primary school, teacher.