Academic journal article IUP Journal of Organizational Behavior

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Academic journal article IUP Journal of Organizational Behavior

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This issue consists of four papers dedicated to the study of employee attitude and behavior at workplace. These papers have addressed core organizational behavioral issues such as creating and sustaining employee engagement, the relationship between corporate social responsibility and employee engagement, determining the nomological network of organizational citizenship behavior and job satisfaction.

The first paper, "Identifying the Drivers for Developing and Sustaining Engagement Among Employees", by R Krishnaveni and R Monica, highlights the importance of employee engagement in an organization and aims at identifying the drivers of employee engagement. As employee turnover has become an important issue that needs to be addressed by various organizations, researchers and practitioners aim at studying the various factors that decrease employee turnover. The present paper contributes to the existing literature on employee engagement by highlighting the importance of employee engagement in the above context. The authors aim at identifying the drivers of employee engagement. The authors have reviewed the literature on drivers of employee engagement and identified major drivers: job characteristics, supervisor and co-worker relationship, development and growth opportunities and rewards and recognition. The authors have proposed a conceptual framework that emphasizes the drivers of employee engagement. The paper gives scope for future researchers to empirically validate the proposed framework.

The second paper, "Exploring the Nomological Network of Organizational Citizenship Behavior: A Review of Dimensions, Antecedents and Consequences", by Arun Aggarwal and Ran Singh, provides an extensive review of the works on Organizational Citizenship Behavior (OCB) so as to provide a nomological network of OCB in terms of the concept itself and the antecedents and consequences which provide an overview of the relationship of OCB to other constructs. The authors have done a vast review of literature from various databases and have segregated the review into two major parts. The first part highlights the evolution of the construct of OCB and the second part reviews its relation to other constructs. …

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