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What is Organizational Cynicism

Handbook of Research on Organizational Culture and Diversity in the Modern Workforce
Negative mood including bad beliefs, negative emotions and behaviors of employees against the organization they worked in.
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Effect of Cynical Individual Factor on the Reverse Mobbing Tendency: A Planned Behavior
H. Tezcan Uysal (Bülent Ecevit University, Turkey) and İ. Alper Gedik (Bülent Ecevit University, Turkey)
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-2250-8.ch013
The purpose of this chapter is to reveal the interaction between the cynicism levels and reverse mobbing tendencies of employees under the same organizational climate. In line with this purpose, a study was performed via the survey method on 120 people in a public institute in Turkey. The sample size of the study is limited with the public institute included in the study due to cynicism and reverse mobbing levels vary in each organizational climate. The data obtained from the study were analyzed using the confidence, correlation, multiple regression and Kruskal-Wallis H tests. According to the results of these analyses, a medium-level positive significant relationship was determined between the cynicism levels and reverse mobbing tendencies of the employees. The cynicism dimension that increases the reverse mobbing tendency of the employees most was determined to be the behavioral cynicism with the coefficient of 1.922. As a result, cynicism was added to the literature as a new factor affecting the reverse mobbing significantly.
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Inclusive Leadership and Innovative Work Behaviour: Empirical Evidence From the Indian Hospitality Industry
Organizational cynicism refers to a negative work attitude characterized by distrust, skepticism, and disillusionment toward an organization and its members.
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Separate Works, Same Behaviors: Organizational Cynicism in Tourism Businesses
The negative thoughts of the employee about the organization. Employee feel anger and hatred towards the organization, or all feelings and thoughts that the practices in organization are deprived of fairness and sincerity.
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