Purpose of the study: The present study explores the impact of meaningfulness of work and perceived organizational prestige on organizational citizenship behavior of managerial employees.
Methodology: The study was conducted on 75 mid-level managerial employees working in various organizations in India with the help of convenient sampling method. Standardized questionnaires were used to complete this research. Bivariate Correlation analysis was performed to assess the relationship between meaningfulness of work, perceived organizational prestige, and organizational citizenship behavior. Linear Regression analysis was used to determine the direct contribution of meaningfulness of work and perceived organizational prestige in organizational citizenship behavior of managerial employees.
Main findings: The results showed that the meaningfulness of work and perceived organizational prestige were positively correlated. The outcomes explained the significant positive variance in organizational citizenship behavior and described how important it is to focus on these two constructs.
The originality of the study: The results contribute to the concerned literature by explaining and emphasizing the importance of meaningfulness of work and perceived organizational prestige and facilitate a reflection on the links that motivate employees to work beyond their prescribed duties. Organizations and management should focus on and align their policies to create and maintain conditions responsible for nurturing the habit of organizational citizenship behavior among their employees.
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