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Original article | International Journal of Progressive Education 2015, Vol. 11(3) 119-130

The Correlation between Organizational Commitment and Occupational Burnout among the Physical Education Teachers: The Mediating Role of Self-Efficacy

Irfan Yıldırım

pp. 119 - 130   |  Manu. Number: ijpe.2015.008

Published online: October 15, 2015  |   Number of Views: 84  |  Number of Download: 317


The aim of the current study was to examine the correlation between organizational commitment and occupational burnout among the physical education teachers and to determine the mediating role of their self-efficacy perceptions in this relational status. This was a relational study and conducted with cross- sectional method. Sample group was composed of 325 physical education teachers. The relational status among the variables was analyzed with correlation and multiple linear regression analyses. As the result of the study; it was found out that there was a negative correlation between organizational commitment and occupational burnout of the physical education teachers. Besides; it was also identified that there was a negative correlation between teachers’ self-efficacy perceptions and their occupational burnout but a positive correlation between their self-efficacy and organizational commitments. It was discovered that teachers’ self-efficacy perceptions played a mediating role between their organizational commitment and occupational burnout.

Keywords: organizational commitment, occupational burnout, self-efficacy

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APA 6th edition
Yildirim, I. (2015). The Correlation between Organizational Commitment and Occupational Burnout among the Physical Education Teachers: The Mediating Role of Self-Efficacy . International Journal of Progressive Education, 11(3), 119-130.

Yildirim, I. (2015). The Correlation between Organizational Commitment and Occupational Burnout among the Physical Education Teachers: The Mediating Role of Self-Efficacy . International Journal of Progressive Education, 11(3), pp. 119-130.

Chicago 16th edition
Yildirim, Irfan (2015). "The Correlation between Organizational Commitment and Occupational Burnout among the Physical Education Teachers: The Mediating Role of Self-Efficacy ". International Journal of Progressive Education 11 (3):119-130.

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