International Journal of Advanced Educational Research

International Journal of Advanced Educational Research


International Journal of Advanced Educational Research
International Journal of Advanced Educational Research
Vol. 5, Issue 1 (2020)

Organizational citizen behaviour and commitment: A study on public universities’ employees in Ghana


Dr. Siddique Abdul-Samad, Dr. Thomas Grisham, Dr. Nurudeen Mohammed

This study explored the effects of Organizational Citizenship Behaviour (OCB) and organizational commitment (OC) on selected Public Universities Employees in Ghana. Participants were sampled from Five (5) public universities out of the ten (10) Public Universities in Ghana The study contacted a total of one hundred (100) participants, i.e. twenty (20) participants per the five selected public universities in Ghana. In each of the public universities five (5) interviews were conducted with a focus group discussion of about fifteen (15) members. The key themes were that employees of the Universities in Ghana exhibit various levels of commitment, which include Affective commitment, Normative commitment and Continuance commitment. In addition, the majority of them exhibited Affective commitment traits and then Normative commitment traits. The study established that OCB is related to Continuance commitment traits.
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Dr. Siddique Abdul-Samad, Dr. Thomas Grisham, Dr. Nurudeen Mohammed. Organizational citizen behaviour and commitment: A study on public universities’ employees in Ghana. International Journal of Advanced Educational Research, Volume 5, Issue 1, 2020, Pages 01-09
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