Social exchange theory as an explanation of organizational citizenship behaviour among teachers

  title={Social exchange theory as an explanation of organizational citizenship behaviour among teachers},
  author={Eyvind Elstad and Knut-Andreas Christophersen and Are Turmo},
  journal={International Journal of Leadership in Education},
  pages={405 - 421}
Primary processes in schools are hard to pin down despite attempts to measure central aspects of processes and outputs. For this very reason, it is important that teachers are motivated to go above and beyond their formal job responsibilities, a phenomenon called organizational citizenship behaviour. Social exchange theory is a theoretical explanation for organizational citizenship behaviour. This study examines a model of clear leadership and relational building between head and teachers as… Expand
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