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Unformatted text preview: 10. Consider the relationships between organizational citizenship behaviors (OCB) and counterproductive behaviors. Give an example of a situation you have observed where one of the OCB factors contributed to a counterproductive behavior. The relationships between organizational citizenship behaviors and counterproductive behaviors are negatively related. Counterproductive behaviors have a huge negative relationship with organizational citizenship behaviors. An employees work performance can be generally related to either OCB or counterproductive work behavior because the two are the basically measured the same when determining what role in the development of an organization each plays. OCB is defined as “going beyond the call of duty”, working beyond those extra work-related behaviors which go above and beyond the routine duties prescribed by their job descriptions or measured in formal evaluations. This behavior can be different depending on the employee as everyone in an organization has difference perceptions on exactly what their job requirements are. For some employees, going out of their way to help...
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This note was uploaded on 04/14/2011 for the course ENG 1034 taught by Professor Killingsworth during the Spring '11 term at Aberystwyth University.
- Spring '11