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The Quest for Justice on the Job
Essays and Experiments



November 1995 | 240 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
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.
 
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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