RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN SOCIAL LOAFING BEHAVIOURS ON ORGANIZATIONAL CULTURE TYPE: AN EVALUATION ON SEARCH AND RESCUE EMPLOYEES
HALIL IBRAHIM CICEKDAGI, TAHIR AKGEMCI, ABDULLAH YILMAZ
Disasters require readiness since they are cases which do not have a certain time to occur. Rapid intervention during and after disasters is vital in saving life. Being ready for every assist from the moment of the case is only possible when disaster employees make correct decisions. An effective disaster management includes all necessary efforts before, during and after disasters and they must prevent social loafing. Because their work is rescue life. This study aims that investigate of search and rescue persons’ organizational culture and relation with the social loafing behavior. This studies main group is search and rescue team workers who work in Turkey. Survey questions were sent online and we had 341 valid questionnaires in return. The acquired data were analyzed with SPSS 15.0 statistical program. Research results explained that perceived organizational culture and solidarity affects to social loafing behavior perception. At the same times, which are part of organizational culture, it has observed that socialization has significant negatively effect on social loafing behavior. In the disaster and emergency service industry which is the corporately and group joint working are important, the businesses should compose social culture with improving their solidaristic and social personality, so they will obstruct undesirable attitudes like social loafing.
Disaster and Emergency, Search and Rescue Persons, Social Loafing, Organizational Culture.
HALIL IBRAHIM CICEKDAGI, TAHIR AKGEMCI, ABDULLAH YILMAZ (2018). RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN SOCIAL LOAFING BEHAVIOURS ON ORGANIZATIONAL CULTURE TYPE: AN EVALUATION ON SEARCH AND RESCUE EMPLOYEES. International Journal of Social Sciences, Vol. VII(1), pp. 34-48. , DOI: 10.52950/SS.2018.7.1.003
Received: 14 Dec 2017
Revised: 29 Jan 2018
Accepted: 6 Mar 2018
Published: 20 Mar 2018
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