The Quest for Justice on the Job

The Quest for Justice on the Job : Essays and Experiments

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The basic concepts of justice in the workplace are introduced and discussed in this book. Using a variety of methods including questionnaires, laboratory studies and field experiments, issues such as impression management, performance appraisals, employee theft and compliance, and monetary and nonmonetary rewards are highlighted.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 240 pages
  • 161.04 x 235.2 x 31.75mm | 822g
  • Thousand Oaks, United States
  • English
  • New
  • 0803959672
  • 9780803959675

Table of contents

PART ONE: BACKGROUND: WHAT IS ORGANIZATIONAL JUSTICE?
A Taxonomy of Organizational Justice Theories
Organizational Justice
Past, Present, and Future
The Social Side of Justice in Organizations
PART TWO: PERCEIVING FAIRNESS ON THE JOB: THE ROLE OF IMPRESSION MANAGEMENT
How Do People Manage Impressions of Organizational Justice?
Looking Fair on the Job
Does It Really Matter?
PART THREE: PERFORMANCE APPRAISALS: EVALUATING OTHERS FAIRLY
What Makes a Performance Evaluation Fair?
The Distributive Justice of Performance Evaluations
The Procedural Justice of Performance Evaluations
Using Diaries to Promote Fair Performance Appraisals
PART FOUR: EMPLOYEE THEFT AND ACCEPTANCE OF A SMOKING BAN
Employee Theft as a Reaction to Underpayment Inequity
Interpersonal Deterrents to Employee Theft
Promoting Acceptance of a Work Site Smoking Ban
PART FIVE: MONETARY REWARDS: PAY FAIRNESS
Comparable Worth
Is It Fair?
Reactions to Procedurally Unfair Payment
PART SIX: NONMONETARY REWARDS: JOB TITLES AND THE WORK ENVIRONMENT
Equity and Workplace Status
Injustice and Cognitive Re-Evaluation of the Work Environment
High-Status Job Titles as Compensation for Underpayment
Epilogue
Lessons Learned and Work to Be Done
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