The Effect of the Unique Features of Y Generation on Organizational Commitment


Civelek M. E. , Çemberci M. , Aşcı M. S. , Öz S.

TARIH KULTUR VE SANAT ARASTIRMALARI DERGISI-JOURNAL OF HISTORY CULTURE AND ART RESEARCH, cilt.6, ss.336-349, 2017 (ESCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 6 Konu: 6
  • Basım Tarihi: 2017
  • Doi Numarası: 10.7596/taksad.v6i6.1353
  • Dergi Adı: TARIH KULTUR VE SANAT ARASTIRMALARI DERGISI-JOURNAL OF HISTORY CULTURE AND ART RESEARCH
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.336-349

Özet

In this research, the determinants of the generations and unique characteristics of Generation Y are examined and the effect of this unique characteristics on organizational commitment is investigated. In the introduction part of the research, different features separating the generations from each other were mentioned and the studies done in this subject were examined and the studies and findings of different researchers were evaluated. In the final part of the survey, there is the analysis result of the survey collected from overall Turkey from 8 corporations. Sample size of this research is 267. In order to measure organizational commitment, the scale developed by Allen and Meyer was used (Allen & Meyer, 1993). In order to measure team working, the scale developed by Levi and Slem was used (Levi & Slem, 1995). In order to measure playful spirit at work, the scale developed by Berg was used (Berg, 2011). According to the test results, there is a positive and significant relationship between Workplace fun and Team Working and between Team Working and Organizational Commitment. Contrary to expectation, there is not directly relation between organizational commitment and workplace fun. But work place fun positively effects organizational commitment through team working indirectly. The results of this research are to confirm that employees will be more likely to work in teams if organization environments are established to make them happy and entertained, thereby increasing their organizational commitment.