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The relationship between organizational characteristics, task characteristics, cultural context and organizational citizenship behaviors.


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Asgari, Ali and Silong, Abu Daud and Ahmad, Aminah and Abu Samah, Bahaman (2008) The relationship between organizational characteristics, task characteristics, cultural context and organizational citizenship behaviors. European Journal of Economics, Finance and Administrative Sciences, 1 (13). pp. 94-107. ISSN 1450-2275

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The current study explored the relationship between organizational characteristics, task characteristics, cultural context and organizational citizenship behavior (OCB), that mediated by POS and Trust. Survey data was collected from a sample of 162 employees in five ministries in Putra Jaya city of Malaysia. The results of structural equation modeling showed that the hypothesized model fit the data very well. Perceived organizational support and trust are good mediators between organizational characteristics and OCB. There is a positive and direct relationship between task characteristics and OCB. In cultural context, only power-distance has a direct and positive relationship with OCB, and individualism and collectivism there are non-significant.


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Item Type: Article
Subject: Organizational behavior.
Subject: Organizational effectiveness.
Subject: Cooperativeness.
Divisions: Faculty of Educational Studies
Publisher: EuroJournals
Keywords: Organizational Tenure; Organizational formalization; Organizational inflexibility; Task Characteristics; Individualism; Collectivism; Power-distance; Perceived Organizational Support; Trust; Organizational Citizenship Behavior.
Depositing User: Emelda Mohd Hamid
Date Deposited: 18 Jan 2012 11:34
Last Modified: 01 Dec 2015 15:35
URI: http://psasir.upm.edu.my/id/eprint/17298
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