Is Perceived Organizational Support an Antecedent of Employee Behaviour?

Nor Azima Ahmad, Siti Salwa Salim, Fariza Md Sham


Employee is one of the most valuable asset in an organization. It is important to provide support to the employee to ensure their welfare is guaranteed. This paper measures the impact of perceived organizational support on employee behaviour.  Questionnaire survey data was collected from 114 respondents who are presently employed at a public organization in Malaysia. The partial least squares structural equation model (PLS-SEM) was used to test the hypotheses. There are four findings derived from the data, first: supervisor support negatively correlated with organizational commitment. Second, supervisor support positively correlated with organizational citizenship behaviour. Meanwhile, third procedural justice positively correlated with organizational commitment. Lastly, procedural justice positively correlated with organizational citizenship behaviour. Theoretical and practical implications, as well as limitations, are discussed.

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