The Effect of Human Resource Management (HRM) Practices in Service-Oriented Organizational Citizenship Behaviour (OCB): Case of Telecommunications and Internet Service Providers in Malaysia

  •  Thanigaivel R Krishnan    
  •  Su Ann Liew    
  •  Vui-Yee Koon    


In the human resource management-organizational performance research context, this paper is focusing on the effect of Human Resource Management (HRM) practices (pay practice, job security, training and development, supervisor support) on service-oriented Organizational Citizenship Behaviour (OCB) in Malaysian telecommunication and internet service providers. A quantitative study was conducted on 204 customer-contact employees who working in telecommunications and internet service providers in Malaysia. Correlation analysis and multiple regression analysis were applied to analyse the relationships between HRM practices and service-oriented OCB. The results indicate that, job security, training and development, supervisor support and overall perceptions of HRM practices have positive and significant effect on service-oriented OCB with the exception for pay practice. 

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