The Effect of Leisure Meaning on Work Engagement: Teacher Example

  •  Hanife Banu Ataman Yancı    
  •  Suzan Dal    


This study aimed to investigate the effects of leisure meanings on work engagement of teachers from different branches. The study sample consisted of 514 teachers working in public schools in Istanbul. The survey method was used for the research, and the survey consisted of three sections: demographic information form, the Meaning of Leisure Scale (MLS), and Work Engagement Scale (WES). The data were analyzed with SPSS statistics package program, and frequency, independent samples t-test, ANOVA, correlation, and regression analysis were performed. The study results suggested a significant and positive correlation between the meaning of leisure and work engagement.

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