Category: Organizational Justice

Why Should Managers Care about Being Fair? (Human Resource Management)

Topic: Fairness, Organizational Justice, Organizational Performance Publication: Journal of Applied Psychology Article: Fairness at the collective level: A meta-analytic examination of the consequences and boundary conditions of organizational justice climate. Authors: Whitman, D. S., Caleo, S., Carpenter, N. C., Horner, M. T., and Bernerth, J. B. Reviewer: Neil Morelli Organizational

When It Comes to Employee Health, More than an ‘Apple a Day’ is Needed (IO Psychology)

 Topic: Health & Safety, Organizational Justice, Fairness, Burnout, Stress Publication: Journal of Applied Psychology (2012) Article: Perceived Unfairness and Employee Health: A Meta-Analytic Integration Authors: Robbins, Jordan M.; Ford, Michael T.; Tetrick, Lois E. Reviewed By: Lauren A. Wood, M.S. Practitioners and employers alike have expressed concern around the effects

Are cognitive ability tests insulting your applicants? (IO Psychology)

Topic: Organizational Justice, Fairness, Interviewing, Assessment, Selection Publication: Personnel Psychology (WINTER 2011) Article: Status and organizational entry: How organizational and individual status affect justice perceptions of hiring systems Authors: Sumanth, J. J., & Cable, D. M. Reviewed by: Alexandra Rechlin It is well known in the field of IO psychology

How Employees Really Feel about Workplace Romances

Topic: Organizational Justice, Sexual Harassment Publication: Journal of Business and Psychology (DEC 2009) Article: Workplace romance: A justice perspective Authors: N. Cole Reviewed By: Benjamin Granger Workplace Romances(WRs) are a fact of life. Some statistics suggest that as many as 40% of employees report having had a WR at some point

Explanations Can Leave a Sweet Taste in Job Applicants’ Mouths

Topic: Organizational Justice, Selection Publication: International Journal of Selection and Assessment (DEC 2009) Article: Effects of explanations on applicant reactions: A meta-analytic review Authors: D.M. Truxillo, T.E. Bodner, M. Bertolino, T.N. Bauer, and C.A. Yonce Reviewed By: Benjamin Granger Oftentimes, job applicants run a gauntlet of various selection tests, assessments, and

Who is holding the glass ceiling in place?

Topic: Compensation, Organizational Justice, Motivation, Rewards Publication: Journal of Human ResourcesArticle: Who is holding the glass ceiling in place? Author: N. Fortin Featured by: Benjamin Granger Many 21st century women still earn less than their male counterparts.  However, this injustice may not be due fully to chauvinists and stereotypes. In her article, The Gender Wage Gap among Young

Identifying the Roots of Sexual Harassment

Topic: Organizational Justice,Sexual Harassment, Workplace Deviance Publication: Journal of Applied Psychology Article: Organization justice and men’s likelihood to sexually harass: The moderating role of sexism and personality. Author: F. Krings, S. Facchin Featured by: Benjamin Granger Researchers Krings and Facchin (2009) set out to uncover the reasons why men engage in sexual harassment at work. The authors

Fair is Fair

Topic: Organizational Justice Publication: Journal of Management Article: Perceptions of discrimination: A multiple needs model perspective. Blogger: James Grand I know the saying goes “Life isn’t always fair – sometimes you’re the bug and sometimes you’re the windshield.” But in truth, things aren’t usually that black and white (or life and death,