Organizational Citizenship Behaviour (OCB): Although Saks (2006) had excluded OCB as a possible dimension of engagement on grounds of it being extra-role and voluntary behaviour, Pati and Kumar (2011b) argued for its inclusion as a dimension of engagement in recognition towards its significant contribution in lubricating the social machinery that facilitates the exhibition of discretionary behaviour or PTP.
What does OCB stand for?
OCB stands for Organizational Citizenship Behaviour
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We have 97 other meanings of OCB in our Acronym Attic
- Operator Certification Board
- Optically Compensated Bend (liquid crystal display)
- Optically Controlled Birefringence (liquid crystal display)
- Order of Contemporary Benedictines
- Order of the Crimson Blades (gaming guild)
- Oregon Commission for the Blind
- Oregon Country Beef
- Organização das Cooperativas Brasileiras (Portuguese: Organization of Brazilian Cooperatives)
- Organizational Capacity Building (various locations)
- Organizational Citizenship Behavior
- Organized Crime Bureau
- Original Can of Beans (geocaching)
- Orlando City Beat (website)
- Orlando Concert Band
- Orthodox Christian Brotherhood
- Österreichischer Club für Beauceron (Austria)
- Outgoing Calls Barred (Cisco)
- Overseas Corporate Body (India; finance)
- Ocean County Business Association (Toms River, NJ)
- Office of Consumer and Business Affairs (Australia)
Samples in periodicals archive:
A second generation measure of organizational citizenship behaviour.
The scholarly interest in organizational citizenship behaviour (OCB) (Podsakoff, MacKenzie, Paine and Bachrach, 2000) echoes this movement in organizational focus.
Organizational citizenship behaviour represents valuable pro-social actions that go above and beyond the duties expected to be part of an employee's job (Organ, 1988).
The relevant literature recommends the examination of psychological climate as a primary antecedent of a variety of individual-level outcomes such as organizational commitment, job satisfaction, job involvement, and organizational citizenship behaviour (James, James & Ashe, 1990; Parker et al, 2003; Woodard, Cassill & Herr, 1994).
When teachers go the extra mile: Foci of organizational identification as determinants of different forms of organizational citizenship behaviour among schoolteachers.
Supervisor Trust Building, Leader-Member Exchange and Organizational Citizenship Behaviour.
Breach has been linked to a number of downward adjustments in important employees' attitudes and behaviours, for example in trust, satisfaction, commitment, organizational citizenship behaviour and in-role performance (Zhao et al.