The concept of CWB in recent years has generated high interest among organizational researchers and practitioners because of its pervasiveness in organizations. Organizations want and need employees who will do those things that aren’t in any job description. And the evidence indicates that those organizations that have such employees outperform those that don’t. Dissatisfied employee is more likely to be motivated to engage in counterproductive work practices such as breaking organizational rules, withholding effort, stealing, taking long breaks and working slowly. These acts should be curtailed as it obstructs the success of the organization. The present paper makes an attempt to discuss counterproductive work practices with reference to pertinent literature.