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|Title:||Confucian moral roots of citizenship behaviour in China|
|Author(s):||Yong Han, (Department of Public Administrative Education and Research, Guangxi Public Administrative College, Nanning, People's Republic of China), Yochanan Altman, (Bordeaux Business School, Talence, France and London Metropolitan Business School, London, UK)|
|Citation:||Yong Han, Yochanan Altman, (2010) "Confucian moral roots of citizenship behaviour in China", Asia-Pacific Journal of Business Administration, Vol. 2 Iss: 1, pp.35 - 52|
|Keywords:||China, Citizenship, Confucianism, Group behaviour, Organizational behaviour, Self-managed learning|
|Article type:||Conceptual paper|
|DOI:||10.1108/17574321011028963 (Permanent URL)|
|Publisher:||Emerald Group Publishing Limited|
Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to examine the extent to which Confucian moral standards may serve as a moral root of employees' organisational citizenship behaviour (OCB) in the People's Republic of China (PRC).
Design/methodology/approach – The approach is conceptual, based on research within the ?eld.
Findings – This paper suggests that the moral characteristics of Confucianism (based on a strong body of empirical studies): harmony, group orientation,
Originality/value – First, this paper contributes to the extant knowledge as to the ways in which Confucian moral standards may affect Chinese exhibition of OCB. Second, this paper contributes to discerning Chinese economic success on employees' OCB performance with recourse to its traditional cultural heritage of Confucian moral standards. Finally, it highlights the presence of voice as a type of OCB which may be attributed to China's opening up to the West.
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