The Effect of Organizational Change on Trust and an Application

Taylan Şahin, Ahu Tuğba Karabulut, Mustafa Emre Civelek


The purpose of this study is to examine the effect of organizational change on organizational trust. The questionnaire of this study was given to 500 people who worked for a private company in the mining sector in Kütahya. 404 valid questionnaires were collected back and analyzed. First of all, explaratory factor analysis was conducted to the data to find out factor distribution. Then, confirmatory factor anal-yses and reliability analysis were conducted to determine the reliability and the scale validity of the questionnaires, respectively. Subsequently, the hypotheses of the model were tested with the structural equation modeling. According to the findings, planned change positively and significantly affects organizational trust.


Organizational change, Organizational trust, Mining sector

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