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Overall Justice of Organization: from Decision Fairness to Positive Attitude of Employees

Jurgita Lazauskaitė-Zabielskė
  • socialinių mokslų daktarė (psichologija), Vilniaus universiteto Filosofijos fakulteto docentė ir vyr. mokslo darbuotoja. Universiteto g. 9/1, LT-01513 Vilnius, Lithuania
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Published Online: 2017-07-01 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/mosr-2017-0005

Abstract

The paper presents an empirical study aimed at analysing the antecedents and role of perceived overall justice in organization. The results of the study show overall justice to be predicted by perceived fairness of various human resource management decisions, and to be related to attitudes towards job, supervisor, and organization.

Keywords: overall justice of organization; employees’ attitudes; fairness of human resource management decisions

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About the article

Received: 2016-12-16

Accepted: 2017-05-31

Published Online: 2017-07-01

Published in Print: 2017-06-27


Citation Information: Management of Organizations: Systematic Research, ISSN (Online) 2335-8750, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/mosr-2017-0005.

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