Organizational Citizenship Behavior among Teachers of Nepal: Did Locale Contribute it’s in School Settings?


  • Milan Shrestha Kathmandu University School of Education
  • Dhanapati Subedi, Dr. Kathmandu University School of Education



Organizational citizenship behavior, Social capital theory, Locale, Job performance, Teachers


The locale promotes the Organizational Citizenship Behavior (OCB) among the school teachers.  The OCB is the crucial factor to enhance the effective leadership in schools. Thus, locale are related with OCB among teachers. This study aims to assess the level of OCB and examine the influences of locale in OCB among school teachers. It incorporated a post-positivist paradigm with cross-sectional survey design. The information was obtained from a cluster consisting 345 respondents by using survey questionnaire. More specifically, the data were analyzed with descriptive statistics and ‘t’ test. In the meantime, social capital theory was used to discuss the findings. Moreover, the locale of school teachers contributes to determine the high level of OCB whereas the urban locale teachers exhibit more citizenship behavior in school. This high level of OCB furnished teachers contribute to exhibit high job performance, commitment, and effectiveness in their schools.


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Author Biography

Dhanapati Subedi, Dr., Kathmandu University School of Education

Head of the Department


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Shrestha, M., & Subedi, D. (2020). Organizational Citizenship Behavior among Teachers of Nepal: Did Locale Contribute it’s in School Settings?. American Journal of Economics and Business Management, 3(1), 1–23.