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Chapter 6: Organizational Citizenship Behavior: A Review and Extension of its Nomological Network
Organizational Citizenship Behavior: A Review and Extension of its Nomological Network
The purpose of this chapter is to provide an updated, conceptually-based overview of the nomological network of the organizational citizenship behavior construct, with an emphasis on implications for future research. In doing so, we will use the OCB categorization framework based on the target of the behaviors, differentiating between citizenship targeted at the organization and citizenship targeted at the individual (McNeely and Meglino, 1994; Williams and Anderson, 1991). Previous literature reviews have mostly focused on (1) attitudinal and dis-positional factors as antecedents of citizenship and (2) individual and organizational performance as consequences of citizenship (LePine et al., 2002; Organ and Ryan, 1995; Podsakoff et ...