ORGANIZATIONAL COMMITMENT OF EMPLOYEES OF TV PRODUCTION CENTER (EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION ETV) FOR OPEN EDUCATION FACULTY, ANADOLU UNIVERSITY
In like manner as conventional education and teaching approaches distance education tends to model the same procedures.Indeed, formerly enriched on printed material served as a primary source. However, thanks to the developments in technology and evolution in education, computerised information has made inroads in distance education programmes. Moreover the radio and television also are fullfil the need of this particular program. At Anadolu University’s Open Education Faculty’s TV Production Centers (Educational TV-ETV) programs are produced consistent with the faculties adapted Open Education System. Since 1982, more than 5000 educational programs have been produced at the center.
In this study, the views of employees at Anadolu University’s Open Education Faculty’s TV Production Center’s organizational commitment level are analysed according to affective, continuance, normative commitment perspectives within the framework of Meyer and Allen model.
In this study, an account of the TV Production Center is provided. Employee’s commitment levels are also taken into consideration. Needless to say that to maintain higher success in practices, commitment to organization is very important. Hence, to assess the level of commitment to the organization, surveys were distributed to employees. The organizational commitment scale provided by Meyr and Allen was also implemented to monitor the results.
In the study, organizational commitment within affective commitment, continuance commitment and normative commitment is analyzed. The survey was applied to 134 employees of TV Production Center and also face-to-face interviews were conducted. In the second stage, SPSS program was used for necessary analyses according to the demographics of employees (gender, age, and marital status, number of children, working duration, working unit, title and education) frequency test, t-test and Anova test were applied.