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THE INVESTIGATION OF ZEST FOR REFEREES’ WORK AND LEVELS OF ORGANIZATIONAL IDENTIFICATION OF WRESTLING REFEREES

Abstract
In this study, the zest for work and levels of organizational identification of the wrestling referees are examined according to some demographic variables. In addition, it was aimed to determine the relationship between zest for work and organizational identification. A total of 124 participants participated in the research. In addition to the five-item personal information form, Zest for Work Scale for Referees developed by Karaçam and Pulur (2018) and Organizational Identification Scale which was developed by Mael and Ashforth (1992) and adapted to Turkish by Polat (2009) were used. SPSS 22.0 program was used in the statistical analysis of the obtained data. The data are presented as frequency, percentage (%), mean and standard deviation. In addition, Independent Samples t test, One Way ANOVA was used to determine the differences between the variables. Pearson Correlation analysis was used in order to determine the relationship between the zest for work and organizational identification of referees. At the end of the study, it was determined that the level of zest for work and organizational identification of the referees did not differ significantly according to the marital status, occupational group, referee category, number of competition in a season (p> 0.05). According to the duration of referees, it was found that there was a statistically significant difference between the referees' occupational gratification levels (p <0.05), and the level of organizational identification of the referees did not differ significantly according to the refereeing period variable (p> 0.05). In addition, there was a positive correlation between zest for work. As a result, it can be said that zest for work positively affects organizational identification in wrestling refrees and that demographic variables do not differentiate professional pleasure and organizational identification. and organizational identification level in referees (p <0.05).

Keywords
Wrestling, Referee, Zest for Work for Referee, Organizational Identification