Organizational Justice

  • Juliana D. LillyEmail author
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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-31816-5_2472-1

Synonyms

Definition

Organizational justice refers to people’s perceptions of fairness in organizations, particularly in the workplace. Four distinct dimensions, or types, of organizational justice have been identified (distributive, procedural, interactional, and informational), but researchers have also focused on a fifth dimension referred to as overall justice.
  • Distributive justice refers to the fairness of decision outcomes such as the allocation of pay raises or other resources in an organization.

  • Procedural justice refers to the fairness of decision-making procedures leading to a decision outcome.

  • Interactional justice refers to the fairness of interpersonal treatment during the decision-making process such as treating those involved with dignity and respect throughout the decision process.

  • Informational...

Keywords

Procedural Justice Distributive Justice Relative Deprivation Organizational Justice Social Exchange Theory 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Sam Houston State UniversityHuntsvilleUSA