International Journal of Advanced and Applied Sciences

Int. j. adv. appl. sci.

EISSN: 2313-3724

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Volume 4, Issue 7  (July 2017), Pages:  129-135

Title:  Organization citizenship behaviour, psychological empowerment and demographic characteristics: Teachers’ perspective

Author(s):  Ammara Saleem 1, Q. A. Nisar 2, Asma Imran 3, *


1Department of Business Administration, Bahauddin Zakairiya University, Sahiwal, Pakistan
2COMSTS Institute of Information Technology, Lahore, Pakistan
3Department of Management Sciences, COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Lahore, Pakistan

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Several studies showed that the empowerment is pathway to organization citizenship behaviour (OCB) among teachers. Therefore this study focuses on investigating the relationship of psychological empowerment, demographic characteristics and organizational citizenship behaviour Participants of the survey were both from public and private sector universities of Punjab. Data was collected using the self-administered questionnaire. 213 questionnaires were distributed among the different 18 universities in Pakistan. We received 194 questionnaires from our respondents but only 180 was accurately filled and used for further analysis. Thus the response rate is 85%. To determine relation between empowerment and OCB regression analysis was used. ANOVA analysis and independent sample t-test was used to examine the influence of demographic characteristics on OCB. Our findings show that psychological empowerment is significantly and strongly related to OCB. Furthermore, demographics are also found to be important to promote the OCB in university teachers, whereas tenure of the job is found to be significant predictor of employee empowerment. 

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Keywords: Psychological empowerment, Organization citizenship behaviour, Demographic characteristics, University teachers

Article History: Received 20 February 2017, Received in revised form 27 May 2017, Accepted 28 May 2017

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Saleem A, Nisar QA, And Imran A (2017). Organization citizenship behaviour, psychological empowerment and demographic characteristics: Teachers’ perspective. International Journal of Advanced and Applied Sciences, 4(7): 129-135


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