This study aims to examine the relationship between having a learning organization (LO) and organizational citizenship behavior (OCB), and the moderating role of team-oriented culture on this relationship.Design/methodology/approachUsing 516 respondents from diverse industries in West Malaysia, the authors tested the psychometric properties of the three variables.FindingsLO positively influenced OCB. Team-oriented culture moderated the relationship between having a LO and OCB.Originality/valueThis study helps explain how to achieve a LO in a context of high power distance and collectivist culture such as Malaysia. This study also highlights the importance of the anticipated synergistic effects of a LO and team-oriented culture in promoting OCB.
European Journal of Training and Development – Emerald Publishing
Published: Oct 20, 2020
Keywords: Malaysia; Organizational culture; Learning organization
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