2013 - İbrahim TOPÇU,Nihal Ünaldı TÜRKKAN,Feride Eşkin BACAKSIZ,Hanife Tiryaki ŞEN,Ahmet KARADAL,Aytolon YILDIRIM -
Özet:Background: It’s needed to use valid and reliable measurement tools for determining Organizational Cynicism that represents negative attitudes and behaviors which health professionals may develop against the institutions if their expectations are not met. Objectives: The current study was conducted to measure the reliability and validity of the Organizational Cynicism Scale on health professionals. Methods: The sample of the methodologically conducted study is composed of 140 health workers who are pyhsicians, nurses and midwives which employed in Hospitals of Ministry of Health in Istanbul. Sociodemographic information included questionnaire and Organizational Cynicism Scale are used as data collection tools. For testing the reliability and validity of the scale, content validity, item analysis, exploratory and confirmatory factor analysis and internal consistency were used. Results: Content validity index of the scale .80 and item total score correlation values of the scale were found very significantly between .59 - .91 (p < .001). Internal consistency coefficients for the subdimensions .86 - .93; and total of the scale's Cronbach’s alpha cofficient value was found α = .94. The result of the exploratory factor analysis, factor loadings of the scale items ranged from .54 to .85 and the result of the applied confirmatory factor analysis, fit indexes showed a good fit, and acceptable accordance. Conclusion: It was determined that the Organizational Cynicism Scale which includes 14 items and three sub-dimensions; cognitive, affective and behavioural is a valid and reliable tool that can be applied on health professionals.
Anahtar Kelime:Organizational Cynicism, Health Professionals, Validity-Reliability, Scale Adaptation.