The Relation between Teachers’ Perception of Ethical Leadership, Organizational Justice and Organizational Cynicism

Hüseyin Bağrıyanık, Niyazi Can


The purpose of this study is to examine the relation between middle school teachers’ perception of ethical leadership, organizational justice, and organizational cynicism. Participants of the study are teachers from schools located in Osmaniye downtown in 2014-2015 academic year. These schools were chosen randomly by using simple random sampling method and 386 teachers working in these schools were participants of this study.  Data were gathered by using “Ethical Leadership Scale”, “Organizational Justice Scale” and “Organizational Cynicism Scale”. In this study, relational scanning method was used. Study shows that there is a positive and significant relation between teachers’ ethical leadership perception and organizational justice. However, ethical leadership and organizational justice have a negative significant relationship. Results show that the relation between all sub dimensions is significant. Ethical leadership and organizational justice are predictors of the organizational cynicism. Besides, it is resulted that organizational justice has a mediator role between ethical leadership and organizational cynicism.

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