Organizational citizenship behavior and school librarians

Elkins, Aaron
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School Libraries Worldwide

Research has suggested that many school librarians engage in work outside of their roles as defined by their job descriptions and professional standards. These extra-role behaviors may be explained by Organizational Citizenship Behavior theory. This paper describes the theory, its origin, component behaviors, antecedents, and other factors that influence professional performance. It concludes with a discussion of how the theory relates to the role performance of school librarians, and an agenda for further research.

Article originally published in School Libraries Worldwide, 21(2), 103–114. English. Published online 2015.
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Organizational citizenship behavior theory, Organizational behavior, Professional standards
This is the published version of an article that is available at Recommended citation: Elkins, A. (2015). Organizational citizenship behavior and school librarians. School Libraries Worldwide, 21(2), 103–114. This item has been deposited in accordance with publisher copyright and licensing terms and with the author’s permission.