An Analysis of the Relationship Between Perceived Organizational Support and Work Engagement

Meriç E., Öztürk Çiftci D., Yurtal F.

Kastamonu Eğitim Dergisi, vol.27, no.1, pp.65-74, 2019 (Peer-Reviewed Journal)

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 27 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2019
  • Doi Number: 10.24106/kefdergi.2296
  • Journal Name: Kastamonu Eğitim Dergisi
  • Journal Indexes: TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.65-74
  • Çukurova University Affiliated: Yes


The aim of this research is to investigate the relationship between the perception of organizational support and the levels of work engagement of teachers at public schools under the Ministry of National Education. The research population consists of public primary and middle schools in the three biggest counties in the province of Ordu- Altınordu, Ünye and Fatsa. The sample of the research consists of teachers working in 20 primary/middle schools that were determined through cluster sampling method. In the research, which employs relational screening model, the data were obtained using the “Perceived Organizational Support Scale” and “Work Engagement Scale”. Research results revealed that perceived organizational support and work engagement had a positive meaningful relationship, and the work engagement of the teachers depended on the level of the perceived organizational support by 14,7%.

Keywords: Perception of organizational support, work engagement, teacher