Perceived Organizational Support and Organizational Citizenship Behavior: The Case of Kuwait

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Ali H. Muhammad (2014)
  • Journal: International Journal of Business Administration, volume 5, issue 3 May, pages 59-72
  • Subject: perceived organizational support, organizational commitment, organizational citizenship behavior
    acm: ComputingMilieux_THECOMPUTINGPROFESSION

This article examines the relationship among perceived organizational support, affective organizational commitment, and employee citizenship behavior in Kuwaiti business organizations. Employees¡¯ affective organizational commitment is proposed to mediate the relationship between perceived organizational support and employee citizenship behavior. Data were collected from 261 employees affiliated with 9 Kuwait business organizations. These businesses represented firms in the banking, and financial industries. Results indicate that: (1) perceived organizational support is positively related to affective organizational commitment and (2) affective organizational commitment mediates the relationship between perceived organizational support, and organizational citizenship behavior.
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