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
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
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
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