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"International Journal of Physical Education, Sports and Health"

2016, Vol. 3, Issue 5, Part C

An examination of the levels of organizational citizenship of Istanbul youth services and sport directorate employees


Author(s): M Zahit Serarslan

Abstract: The aim of this study is to determine the levels of organizational citizenship amongst the staff of Istanbul’s Youth Services and Sport Directorate. The population for this study consists of the 380 employees of Istanbul’s Youth Services and Sport Directorate, 297 of whom are male and 83 are female. The sample group for the purposes of this study comprises of 128 staff, 95 male employess and 32 female employees. The Organizational Citizenship scale adapted byH.N. Basım, H. Şeşen(2006) was used, in this study, in order to determine the organizational citizenship levels of staff. The scale consists of five primary dimensions and is in accordance with the organizational citizenship behaviours put forward by Organ in 1988. The "Yarimax" axis rotation technique was employed for factor analysis and the suitability of the data in accordance with the factor analysis was first determined. With this aim in mind, theKaiser Mayer Orkin (KMO) and Bartlett test was employed and these values indicate that both the sample size is adequate and the data demonstrates normal distribution.The Kruskal-Wallis Test, at a significance level of 0,05,was implemented in order to determine whether the organizational citizienship levels of staff differed in accordance with their demographic characteristics. The test results do not reveal a significant difference between the average levels when employees’ gender, age and length of service is considered in line with organizational citizenship behaviours and its subdimensions such as altruism, conscientiousness, courtesy and civic virtue. Whereas a significant difference was determined between the educational attainment of staff and the subdimensions of organizational citizienship.

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M Zahit Serarslan. An examination of the levels of organizational citizenship of Istanbul youth services and sport directorate employees. International Journal of Physical Education, Sports and Health. 2016; 3(5): 125-130.
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