In parallel with the rapid development of information communication technologies, its use in working life has increased considerably. However, their rapidly increasing use has led to the formation of some negative organizational behaviors. The most striking of these behaviors is the phenomenon of cyberloafing. Within the scope of this study, the phenomenon of cyberloafing in public institutions is examined in terms of its important and important dimensions. In addition, public institutions have a number of leadership types/roles that arise from their unique dynamics, unlike the private sector. These are also emphasized.
The main purpose of this study is to investigate the effect of specific leadership roles of public institutions on cyberloafing behaviors. For this purpose, a survey was conducted on the academic staff working in the TRA1 region that spend most of their working processes on the computer. The roles of institution administrators in cyberloafing behaviors of academic staff working at four state universities in this region were investigated. As a result of the research, it was concluded that all leadership roles are effective on virtual loafing types in various directions and levels.
Keywords: Cyberloafing, Leadership, Public Institutions, Public Leadership Roles