The Relationship Between The Instructors’ Organizational Justice Perceptions And Their Hopelessness Levels
 
Abstract
The aim of this research is to put forth the relationship between the instructors’ organizational justice perceptions and their hopelessness levels and to analyze their organizational justice perceptions and hopelessness levels. The population of this research, designed in correlational screening model, is composed of the instructors’ working for Adnan Menderes University in Aydın city in 2015-2016 academic year and the sample is composed of 468 instructors selected via cluster sampling method. Data was collected by means of Personal Information Form, Organizational Justice Scale and Beck Hopelessness Scale. In data analysis, descriptive statistics were used in order to determine the instructors’ organizational justice perceptions and their hopelessness levels; and so as to put forth the relationship between their organizational justice perceptions and hopelessness levels, Pearson Correlation coefficient was used. Whether the instructors’ organizational justice perceptions predict their hopelessness levels was tested via Multiple Regression Analysis. In statistical analysis, SPSS 20 package programme was used. According to the findings of the research, organizational justice perceptions and hopelessness levels of the instructors were at medium level. A negative significant relationship was detected between the instructors’ organizational justice perceptions and their hopelessness levels. In other words, as organizational justice perceptions of the instructors increase, their hopelessness levels decrease. As a result of Multiple Regression Analysis, it was determined that procedural and interactional justice dimensions of organizational justice scale were not the predictors of the instructors’ hopelessness, and the only predictor of the factors of hopelessness scale was distributive justice dimension of organizational justice scale.
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