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American Journal of Educational Research. 2014, 2(12), 1175-1181
DOI: 10.12691/education-2-12-7
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The Relationship between Commitment to the Organization, Perceived Organizational Support, Job Satisfaction, and Organizational Citizenship Behavior of Teachers

Rachel Holsblat1,

1Talpiot College, Yotvata 3, Holon

Pub. Date: December 04, 2014

Cite this paper:
Rachel Holsblat. The Relationship between Commitment to the Organization, Perceived Organizational Support, Job Satisfaction, and Organizational Citizenship Behavior of Teachers. American Journal of Educational Research. 2014; 2(12):1175-1181. doi: 10.12691/education-2-12-7

Abstract

The study examines the relationship between teachers' organizational citizenship behavior (OCB) and their attitudes to work, including commitment to the organization, affective commitment and value congruence commitment, perceived organizational support and job satisfaction. The data were collected through the use of a questionnaire, distributed to a sample of 314 elementary school teachers from the center of Israel. The results of the study, obtained through Pearson correlations and multiple regressions, indicate that organizational citizenship behavior is a multidimensional variable directed to different parties in the school – students, teachers, and the organization. In addition, all the variables examined have a significant positive correlation with the teacher's behavior. The variable with the most significant correlation is commitment to the organization, which derives from the congruence between the values of the individual and the organization. The findings of the present study have theoretical and applied value for educators and educational policy makers.

Keywords:
OCB organizational commitment perceived organizational support satisfaction

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