Adaptation of Workplace Dignity Scale to Turkish: Validity and Reliability Studies

Mehmet Rüştü Kalafatoğlu, Naciye Çavuş Kasik, Yaşar Barut, Oğuz Akkaya Full Text: PDF


This study; it was aimed to adapt the Workplace Dignity Scale developed by Thomas and Lucas (2018) to Turkish and to conduct validity and reliability studies. The study group of the research consists of 362 employees. After the linguistic equivalence studies, item analysis, validity, and reliability studies were performed. Confirmatory factor analysis was applied to test the structure of the scale and the desired goodness of fit values were achieved. Studies on the validity show that the scale is a valid measurement tool. Within the scope of the reliability studies of the scale, Cronbach Alpha reliability, item-total correlation values, and test half methods were used. All these findings confirm that the scale is a reliable measurement tool. In summary; the findings that can be used in studies to be conducted in the Workplace Dignity Scale in Turkey have revealed that there is a valid and reliable scale.

Keywords: Workplace dignity, reliability, validity