The Study of Reliability and Validity of the Political Skill Inventory in Educational Organizations
In the present research, the validity and reliability studies of ‘Political Skill Inventory–PSI’ developed by Ferris et al (2005) were conducted in educational organizations. The study was conducted with 325 teachers working in 15 primary and secondary schools in the center of Ankara. Within this scope, PSI consisting of 18 items and four dimensions was applied to participants. The scales gathered from participants analyzed via confirmatory factor analysis (CFA) and Cronbach’s Alpha coefficient. After the analysis, it was found that Turkish version of PSI was valid and reliable instrument and it was convenient to be utilized in educational organizations.