The Relationship between Exposure to Mobbing and Job Satisfaction among Healthcare Professionals in Northern Cyprus

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Erdogan V., Yildirim A.

REVISTA DE CERCETARE SI INTERVENTIE SOCIALA, cilt.67, ss.154-168, 2019 (SSCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 67
  • Basım Tarihi: 2019
  • Doi Numarası: 10.33788/rcis.67.10
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.154-168


To determine the relationship between exposure to mobbing and job satisfaction among healthcare professionals in Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC). The study universe comprised overall healthcare professionals (N=867) working in the state hospitals in TRNC. Data were collected from voluntary participants (N=479) without calculating a sample size via "Personal Information Form, Mobbing Behaviors Scale, and Minnesota Satisfaction Questionnaire SPSS 17.0 statistical program was used for data analysis. The study revealed that isolation is the most prevalent sub-dimension of the mobbing behavior and that the mean scores of general satisfaction and sub-dimensions of the Minnesota satisfaction questionnaire show statistically significant difference according to the age, marital status, education status and monthly income, as well as duration of employment, working times, staff status, and institutional position. There was statistically significant negative correlation between overall sub-dimensions of the mobbing behavior scale and "Extrinsic" and "Overall" satisfaction sub-dimensions of the Minnesota Satisfaction Questionnaire. Exposure to mobbing behaviors negatively influences the job satisfaction among healthcare professionals.