Purpose This research aims to look at the role of leader–member exchange (LMX) on the creation of organisational citizenship behaviour (OCB) in nurses of the Bugis tribe in the Inpatient Unit of the Labuang Baji Public General Hospital.
Design/methodology/approach This study used a cross-sectional research approach to gather the necessary data to perform an observational analysis. 98 nurses were selected through a purposive sampling technique.
Findings The research results indicate that the cultural characteristics of the Bugis people align closely with the siri’ na passe value, with the criteria of sipakatau (humanity), deceng (good), asseddingeng (unity), marenreng perru (loyalty), sipakalebbi (mutual respect) and sipakainge (reminding each other).
Originality The patron–client relationship in the Bugis leadership system is reflected in the LMX concept and capable of creating the OCB in Bugis tribe nurses.
- leadership assessment
- organisational effectiveness
Data availability statement
Data are available on reasonable request. No data are available. The data that support the findings of this study are available from the corresponding author on reasonable request.
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Contributors IS: main idea, conceptualisation, arranged the research, revised the manuscript and responsible for the overall content as the guarantor. II: arranged the research, gave suggestion in the process of the research. RMB: prepared the manuscript, collected and analysed the data.
Competing interests None declared.
Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.