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EFFECT OF LONELINESS IN THE WORKPLACE ON EMPLOYEES’ JOB PERFORMANCE: A STUDY FOR HOSPITAL EMPLOYEES
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Öz Loneliness has become one of the most important problems of our time. Loneliness can be seen not only in daily life but also in the workplaces. Loneliness in the workplace has many negative effects on both employees and organizations. In this study, it was aimed to reveal the effect of loneliness in the workplace on the job performance of employees in terms of private hospitals. The study was held in Istanbul, Turkey from August 2019 to October 2019. The data of the study were collected from the employees of the private hospitals operating in Istanbul through survey method. 393 valid questionnaires were collected for the study. When the study was completed, the loneliness levels of the participants in the workplace were found to be generally low and their job performances were to be high. As a result of the study, it was found that there is a statistically significant, negative and moderate relationship between all dimensions of loneliness in the workplace and the employees’ job performance. In addition, it was found that all dimensions of loneliness in the workplace negatively affect the job performance of employees. The results of this study indicate that loneliness in the workplace is a determinant for the employees’ job performance According to the results of the study, hospital managements were suggested to carry out some studies in order to ensure that employees do not experience loneliness in the workplace and to improve their job performance.
Anahtar Kelimeler: Loneliness, Workplace, Job, Performance

Kaynakça

[1] Akçit, V., Barutçu, E., “The Relationship Between Performance and Loneliness at Workplace: A Study on Academicians”, European Scientific Journal, Special Issue, 235-243, 2017.
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