An Analysis of Relationship Between Schools’ DNA Profiles and Organizational HappinessAccording to the Perception of Teachers

Kose O., Kahveci G.

JOURNAL OF EDUCATION, vol.202, no.4, 2022 (ESCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 202 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2022
  • Doi Number: 10.1177/0022057421996256
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), Scopus, Academic Search Premier, Applied Science & Technology Source, Child Development & Adolescent Studies, EBSCO Education Source, Education Abstracts, Educational research abstracts (ERA), ERIC (Education Resources Information Center), Gender Studies Database, MLA - Modern Language Association Database, Public Affairs Index
  • Keywords: teachers, happiness, organizational happiness, organizational DNA, school DNA profiles, organizational well-being, PERSONALITY
  • Recep Tayyip Erdoğan University Affiliated: Yes


This research was carried out with the aim of determining the relationship between schools' DNA profiles and organizational happiness according to teachers' perceptions. The research sample consists of 404 teachers who work at primary or secondary public schools in Rize, Turkey. The research model is a correlational survey model. As a result of the research, the resilient organizations have the highest perception level among the school DNA profiles according to the perceptions of teachers. In addition, it has been found out that a positive relationship exists between healthy organizations and organizational happiness and a negative relationship exists between unhealthy organizations and organizational happiness. Finally, school DNA profiles significantly predict organizational happiness and explain 35% of the variation occurred in organizational happiness.