Category: Organizational Justice

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,

Honk if you Perceive Injustice!

Topic: Organizational Justice Publication: Journal of Applied Psychology Article: Third party support for strike action. Blogger: Rob Stilson Strikes have been assessed from the point of view of the two parties involved, but rarely if ever has a third-party perspective been considered.  In this article which contains two studies, Kelloway, Francis, Catano, and

C’mon, you can trust me!

Topic: Organizational Justice, Job Performance, Trust Publication: Journal of Management Article: The Relationship between being perceived as trustworthy and performance Blogger: Larry Martinez OK, so most of the research done on trustworthiness in the workplace has focused on whether or not you think that your coworkers and leaders are trustworthy and the

Fostering Fairness in the Workplace: Why it’s so worth it!

Topic: Citizenship Behavior, Organizational Justice Publication: Journal of Organizational Behavior Article: Meta-analytic tests of relationships between organizational justice and citizenship behavior: Testing agent-system and shared-variance models. Blogger: Benjamin Granger Leaders are recognizing that organizations, employees, and customers benefit from non-required cooperative behaviors that go on in the workplace.  These behaviors are referred to as

Fairness Is In The Eye of The Beholder

Topic: Organizational Justice Publication: The Journal of Applied Psychology (2008) Article: Event justice perceptions and employees’ reactions: Perceptions of social entity justice as a moderator. Author: J. Choi Reviewed by: Katie O’Brien In a land of milk and honey, the copier would never break, we’d never have to work weekends, and