The Link Between Heterogeneity in Employment Arrangements, Team Cohesion and Team Organizational Citizenship Behavior: A Moderated Mediation Model

  • Xuan Wang
  • Yanglinfeng Zheng
  • Xiaoye QianEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 1002)


With the worldwide popularity of flexible employment arrangements in the last two decades, how to manage the employment blending team has aroused more research interests. This study investigates a moderated mediation model linking heterogeneity in employment arrangements with team organizational citizenship behavior based on social identity theory. Collecting data from four Chinese medical organizations, we provide evidence that heterogeneity in employment arrangements influences team organizational citizenship behavior through team cohesion, and the relationship between heterogeneity in employment arrangements and team cohesion is moderated by leader humility.


Heterogeneity in employment arrangements Team cohesion Team organizational citizenship behavior Leader humility 



The authors thank for the support by the National Natural Science Foundation of China (Grant No.71402108 and No.71872117), the Philosophy and Social Science Fund of Sichuan Province (Grant No. SC17B053) and the Sichuan University Special Research Project under “Double First-Class” Initiative (Grant No. SKSYL201703).


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Business SchoolSichuan UniversityChengduPeople’s Republic of China

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