Antecedents and Consequences of Organizational Fear and Silence Behavior: Evidence Service Sector from Turkey

  •  Cengiz Mengenci    


This study aims to understand relationships between organizational climate, job satisfaction, stress, fear and silence behavior. For this purposes, Vakola and Bouradas (2005) organizational silence climate survey, Dyne et al. (2003) Employee Silence Behavior scale, Brown and Peterson’ (1994) job satisfaction survey and House and Rizzo (1972) Stress scale were administered. 186 surveys returned and used to analyze to figure out variables relationships. Regression and correlation statistical analysis were applied. Analysis results show that organizational silence behavior shape employee silence behavior. But employee silence behavior only has a negative relationship with stress. On the other hand, no relation was found between employee silence and job satisfaction.

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