The Moderating Effect of Intrinsic Motivation on the Relationship between Psychological Capital and Organizational Citizenship Behaviors
The present study was conducted to measure the intrinsic motivation effects on the relationship between psychological capital (PsyCap) and organizational citizenship behaviors (OCBs). Data were gathered from (335) employees working in Telecom Egypt Company in Cairo. The factual examination confirmed that the estimation scales utilized met the worthy gauges of validity and reliability analysis. Our results revealed that psychological capital is significantly correlated to organizational citizenship behaviors. Moreover, there are mediating effects of intrinsic motivation on the relationship between Psychological Capital and Organizational Citizenship Behaviors. Thus, the intrinsic motivation of the individual - as a mediator – may have a significant effect on the relationship between psychological capital of the individual and organizational citizenship behaviors in the studied companies. Additionally, it was concluded that the vital role of psychological capital (PsyCap) and organizational citizenship behaviors (OCBs) in attracting and up regulating the work environment conditions concerned with psychological capabilities and power of individuals outcomes, relation to their jobs, productivity, and desire to provide more tasks than that required in their basic role and defined in their job description.
LITERATURE REVIEW AND HYPOTHESES