Group Cohesiveness and Organizational Citizenship Behavior of Oil Companies in Nigeria

Ukpong Uwem Johnson, Uzoma EO Akopunwanne


The study seek to establish an empirical relationship between Group cohesiveness and organizational citizenship behavior of Oil companies in Nigeria, the cross-sectional survey design was used for the research, the population includes 663 employees of the studied oil companies with a sample size of 249, the findings reveals a significant correlation between the empirical referents of group cohesiveness and organizational citizenship behaviour. From the findings we therefore, concludes that the success and achievement of improved organizational citizenship behaviour can be achieved through the effective management of various formal or informal social networking and group processes. And based on the findings the following recommendations are made; that Organisational policies on the management of group activities and cohesiveness should be structured to enable member’s growth, support and recognition and Groups and other networking activities within the organization should be structured in such a way that appreciates and recognizes employees for their efforts, contributions as well as prevailing differences both at the individual, group and at the organizational level.

Keywords: Group Cohesiveness, Organizational Citizenship Behavior, Altruism, Civic Virtue

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Johnson UU, Akopunwanne EU. Group Cohesiveness and Organizational Citizenship Behavior of Oil Companies in Nigeria.J Adv Res Qual Control Mgmt 2019; 4(1): 24-33.


Group cohesiveness, organizational citizenship behavior, Altruism, civic virtue

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