THE ROLE OF TEACHER’S PERCEPTION OF ORGANIZATIONAL PUNISHMENT PREVENTING CYBER LOAFING

Aysen ARDA

Yahya FİDAN

In this study, it is aimed to examine the mediating role of organizational punishment perception in the relationship between extroversion and responsibility and ethical values, and cyberloafing and organizational indifference. The research was designed in relational screening model. The sample of the study consists of 786 teachers reached by simple random sampling method. A questionnaire form was used to collect data in the research. The questionnaire form consists of demographic information form, extraversion and responsibility dimensions of personality scale, ethical values ​​scale, cyberloafing scale, organizational indifference scale and organizational punishment perception scale. Within the scope of the study, descriptive statistical analyzes, correlation analysis, and structural equation modeling were used. As a result of the analyzes, it has been determined that extraversion, responsibility and ethical values ​​have negative and significant effects on cyberloafing and organizational indifference. In addition, it has been determined that the perception of organizational punishment has a partial mediator role in the relationship between responsibility and ethical values ​​and organizational indifference.

Keywords: Cyber loafing, organizational indifference, ethic values, personality traits, perception of organizational punishment.