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Organizational Citizenship Behavior
Its Nature, Antecedents, and Consequences



© 2006 | 360 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
Author Dennis Organ pioneered theories regarding the character and causes of the spontaneous, largely discretionary, often mundane contributions that participants make to organizational effectiveness in journal articles and his previous 1988 text, building on earlier work by Chester Barnard, Daniel Katz, and Robert Kahn. By the early 1990s, it became apparent that the concept of Organizational Citizenship Behavior was evoking considerable interest among researchers in organizational psychology. No doubt some of this interest can be attributed to the long-held intuitive sense that "job satisfaction matters". From 1983 to the present time, over 355 articles have been published on Organizational Citizenship Behavior or its conceptual cousins. Interestingly, over half (187) of these papers have been published since 2000. Thus, there is every indication that the interest in Organizational Citizenship Behavior (OCB) has continued unabated, if not intensified. OCB has become a foundation for concepts in Organizational Studies. This text builds on work that has been done on the subject in recent years and seeks to update the record about OCB. The book will provide a "one-stop shopping" resource for teachers, scholars, and graduate students interested in OCB, whether because of application or research purposes. But the book will also offer an important perspective to the reflective practitioner who seeks an understanding of broad conceptual insight on this key topic.
 
The Good Sam
 
The Study of OCB: Its Roots, Structure, and Frameworks
 
OCB in the Context of Organization Theory
 
Attitudinal and Dispositional Antecendents of OCB
 
The Impact of Leadership and Work Environments on OCB
 
The Effects of OCB on Performance Evaluations and Judgments
 
The Effects of OCB on Organizational Performance and Success
 
Implications for HR Practitioners and OCB Researchers
 
Appendix
 
References
 
Index
 
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Dennis W. Organ

Dennis W. Organ is Professor of Management at the Kelley School of Business, Indiana University. He has taught at all program levels (undergraduate, MBA, doctoral, executive education) in the areas of organizational behavior, human resource management, cross-cultural management, research methods, and seniors honors seminars. He coauthored four editions of a textbook, Organizational Behavior: An Applied Psychological Approach, as well as four editions of a companion volume of readings, The Applied Psychology of Work Behavior. Since 1988, he has authored or coauthored more than 20 journal articles and book chapters on the topic of OCB. ... More About Author

Philip M. Podsakoff

Philip M. Podsakoff is a Professor of Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management, and holder of the John F. Mee Chair of Management, at the Kelley School of Business, Indiana University. He is the author of over 65 articles and scholarly book chapters that have appeared in the Journal of Applied Psychology, Psychological Bulletin, Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, Personnel Administrator, Personnel Psychology, Research in Organizational Behavior, Research In Personnel and Human Resources Management, Academy of Management Journal, Journal of Marketing Research, Journal of Marketing, Leadership Quarterly,... More About Author

Scott B. MacKenzie

Scott B. Mackenzie is Professor of Marketing and holder of the Neal Gilliat Chair at the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University. At the doctoral level Professor MacKenzie teaches courses in structural equation modeling, research methods, consumer behavior, and several special topics seminars. At the undergraduate and masters levels he teaches advertising and consumer behavior. ... More About Author

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