The mediating role of organizational citizenship behaviors in the relationship between job attitudes and building learning organizations

Document Type : Research Paper


1 Associate Prof., Agricultural Extension and Education, Bu Ali Sina University, Hamedan, Iran

2 Ph.D. Candidate, Agricultural Development, Bu Ali Sina University, Hamedan, Iran


The present study aimed to study guidelines for Jihad-e-Keshavarzi Organization of Gilan Province to become learning organization through strengthening organizational citizenship behavior and attitudes of employees. A questionnaire based survey was applied to 159 employees estimated through stratified random sampling. The face and content validity of questionnaire was confirmed by panel of experts and Cronbach’s alpha test revealed the reliability of the instrument used in the study. Analyses provide strong support for the direct effects of job attitudes on learning organization. OCBs played an important mediating role on the relationships between job attitudes and learning organization. We found support for partial mediation of consciousness, civic virtue and courtesy on the relationship between job satisfaction and learning organization. Also, partial mediation occurred through sportsmanship, civic virtue and altruism for the relationship between organizational commitment and learning organization.


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