This milestone Handbook brings together an impressive collection of international contributions on micro research in Organizational Behavior. Focusing on core micro Organizational Behavior issues, chapters cover key themes such as individual and group behaviour. The Sage Handbook of Organizational Behavior Volumes I provides students and scholars with an insightful and wide reaching survey of the current state of the field and is an indespensible road map to the subject area. The Sage Handbook of Organizational Behavior Volume II will publish in November 2008. Edited by Stewart R Clegg and Cary L Cooper this Handbook draws together contributions from leading macro Organizational Behavior scholars.
Chapter 4: Two Decades of Organizational Justice: Findings, Controversies, and Future Directions
Two Decades of Organizational Justice: Findings, Controversies, and Future Directions
Research on organizational justice focuses on how individuals gauge the fairness of their working lives and how those judgments impact their attitudes and behaviors. The modern inception of the ‘organizational justice literature’ can be traced to Greenberg's (1987) Academy of Management Review article that presented a taxonomy integrating previously distinct streams of research in the social psychology, industrial and organizational psychology, and organizational behavior literatures. Unlike terms like organizational commitment or organizational identification, ‘organizational justice’ is viewed more as an umbrella term than an actual construct, serving to unite a number of fairness relevant concepts. Moreover, ‘organizational justice’ is examined in the laboratory as often as ...