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The study has been figured in the form of relational survey model on the purpose of putting forth the relationship between the tendency to gossip of the teachers working at public secondary schools and their organizational commitment levels. It has been conducted with 159 volunteer teachers. The data of the research has been collected by "Organizational Commitment" and "Tendency to Gossip" scales. Descriptive and inferential statistical techniques have been used in the data analysis. In consequence of the research, it has been determined that teachers mostly display achievement in tendency to gossip and affective commitment. It has been found that there is significant difference according to teachers' age and seniority in tendency to gossip and seniority and teachers' numbers in organizational commitment. There has been a low and medium relationship between tendency to gossip and organizational commitment. It has been found that there is the highest relationship between physical appearance in tendency to gossip and continuance commitment in organizational commitment. "Physical appearance" and "sublimated gossip" dimensions has affected teachers' continuance commitment. Based on the findings, various suggestions such as conducting studies to support this research and studying the gossip tendency with different variables have been presented.
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