Developing Organizational Revenge Scale and Examining Teachers' Opinions about Organizational Revenge
International Online Journal of Educational Sciences
In educational organizations, because of constant communication with all stakeholder, employees who may from time to time makes you feel a sense of revenge. The purpose of this study is to develop an organisational revenge scale to be used in educational institutions and to investigate the opinions of teachers regarding revenge seeking behaviour. In this study survey method was used. The data for the research was collected from 270 public school teachers assigned in the central province of
... al province of Ankara in the 2014-2015 school year. 62% of the participants were female and 36.4% were male. Exploratory Factor Analysis (EFA), total correlation of items, the Cronbach's Alpha coefficient and Confirmatory Factor Analysis (CFA), arithmetical mean, standard deviation, t-test and ANOVA were used for the analysis of the data. According to EFA results the scale comprised of three factors. In order to validate the factor structure of the scale, a CFA was carried out, whereby the results showed the fit indices were of the desired level. According to the reliability analysis conducted for the scales, the Cronbach's Alpha coefficient and the split-half validity coefficients were on and above the border of .70, thus making the scale reliable. Analysis conducted according to the variables of sex and level of education showed no significant difference, while analysis of variables for level of seniority and school type showed a significant difference between the teachers' opinions in regards to the dimension of behavioral reactions.