Workplace Bullying And Its Effect On Organizational Citizenship Behavior Of Teachers At University Level

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Samra Afzal , Shazia Zamir , Sadia Sadiq


Workplace bullying adversely effects the performance of individuals, both at self and organizational level. Present study was aimed to identify the impact of workplace bullying on university faculty's organizational citizenship behavior. It further explored the differences in workplace and university teachers' organizational citizenship bullying in terms of organization, gender and experience in service. Quantitative research approach was employed. 228 university teachers from public and private universities of Islamabad were the participants of present research. Results indicated that significant and negative effects of bullying at work was found on organizational university teachers' citizenship behaviour. Moreover, significant difference was found in workplace bullying teachers at universities showed better citizenship teachers across type of organization, gender and work experience. University counselling services may be provided to faculty for reducing the workplace bullying among teachers considering the role of gender.

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