Volume 3, Number 6 / December issue 2017
Yusuf Can, Mehmet Bayansalduz
Investigation of relationship between organizational support perception and organizational commitment and career satisfaction in sports managers

The aim of this study is to analyze sports managers’ organizational support perception, organizational commitment sensation’s correlation with career satisfaction. In the study, it has also been analyzed if there is any significant difference in the sports managers’ organizational support perception, organizational commitment sensation, and career satisfaction levels in terms of gender, age, duty status, year of service and level of education.
In the study, 186 sports managers, who work at Department of Sports Service’s Central and Field Organization at least as a chief in the manager position, have been chosen with random sampling method and they have voluntarily participated in the study.
In the study, the organizational support perception scale Developed by Eisenberger et al. (1986) and adapted to Turkish version by Giray, M.D. and Sahin, N.D. (2012), Organizational Commitment Scale developed by Meyer and Allen (1991) and adapted to Turkish by Wasti (2000), career satisfaction scales developed by Vatansever (2008) have been used as a data collection tool. The survey form used as a data collection tool in the survey included a personal information form consisting of 5 questions, questioning the gender, age, duty status, years of service and level of education.
In the study, Pearson Correlation Analysis has been used for defining sports managers’ organizational support perception, correlation of organizational commitment sensation with career satisfaction; T-test for binary grouping and Anova Analysis have been used for more than binary groups in order to determine if there is any significant difference in sports managers’ organizational support perception, organizational commitment sensation, and career satisfaction levels in terms of the participants’ duty status, year of service and level of education.
According to the research results, it has been found that there is a positive correlation between sports managers’ organizational support perception, organizational commitment sensation, and career satisfaction levels. Also, the results show that there is a significant difference in the level of organizational support prediction, organizational commitment sensation in terms of duty status, year of service, and level of education; however, the results reveal that there is no significant difference in terms of age groups and gender.
Keywords: Sports Manager, Organizational Support Perception, Organizational Commitment, Career Satisfaction

Cite this article:
Yusuf Can, Mehmet Bayansalduz. Investigation of relationship between organizational support perception and organizational commitment and career satisfaction in sports managers. Acta Scientiae et Intellectus, 3(6)2017, 119-127.


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