Advanced Search
MyIDEAS: Login to save this article or follow this journal

Interactional Justice: The Link Between Employee Retention And Employment Lawsuits

Contents:

Author Info

  • Raluca Cruceru

    (Ph.D students at the Academy of Economy Studies)

  • Cristina Macarescu

    (Ph.D students at the Academy of Economy Studies)

Registered author(s):

    Abstract

    Organizational justice is one of the least understood and underutilized tools to create a better and more effective workplace. In this article, we’ll focus on interactional justice, look at its impact, and offer strategies for creating a climate that will help employers reap the rewards and reduce their risks of their human capital. There are three forms of organizational justice known as distributive, procedural, and interactional justice. Distributive justice refers to the “bottom line” of justice, i.e., was the outcome of a decision fair? This assessment of fairness generally involves a comparison between what an employee is experiencing to what is happening to others in the organization. Interactional justice is up close and personal. It pertains to the behavior of the organization's leaders in carrying out their decisions, i.e., how they treat those who are subject to their authority, decisions, and actions. Interactional justice is a key to employee motivation, retention and organizational commitment. Organizations that create a sense of organizational justice will reap the human capital rewards in improved motivation, retention and fewer employment lawsuits. Unfortunately, companies who don’t may find themselves limping while their competition sprints ahead.

    Download Info

    If you experience problems downloading a file, check if you have the proper application to view it first. In case of further problems read the IDEAS help page. Note that these files are not on the IDEAS site. Please be patient as the files may be large.
    File URL: http://www.rebe.rau.ro/RePEc/rau/journl/WI09/REBE-WI09-A11.pdf
    Download Restriction: no

    Bibliographic Info

    Article provided by Romanian-American University in its journal Romanian Economic and Business Review.

    Volume (Year): 4 (2009)
    Issue (Month): 4 (Winter)
    Pages: 95-102

    as in new window
    Handle: RePEc:rau:journl:v:4:y:2009:i:4:p:95-102

    Contact details of provider:
    Postal: Bd.Expozitiei 1B, Bucuresti, Sector 1, Etaj 3, 012101
    Phone: +4-0372-120.131
    Fax: +4-021-202.91.51
    Email:
    Web page: http://www.rau.ro/
    More information through EDIRC

    Related research

    Keywords: organizational justice; interactional justice; employer; employee; leadership; lawsuit;

    References

    No references listed on IDEAS
    You can help add them by filling out this form.

    Citations

    Lists

    This item is not listed on Wikipedia, on a reading list or among the top items on IDEAS.

    Statistics

    Access and download statistics

    Corrections

    When requesting a correction, please mention this item's handle: RePEc:rau:journl:v:4:y:2009:i:4:p:95-102. See general information about how to correct material in RePEc.

    For technical questions regarding this item, or to correct its authors, title, abstract, bibliographic or download information, contact: (Alex Tabusca).

    If you have authored this item and are not yet registered with RePEc, we encourage you to do it here. This allows to link your profile to this item. It also allows you to accept potential citations to this item that we are uncertain about.

    If references are entirely missing, you can add them using this form.

    If the full references list an item that is present in RePEc, but the system did not link to it, you can help with this form.

    If you know of missing items citing this one, you can help us creating those links by adding the relevant references in the same way as above, for each refering item. If you are a registered author of this item, you may also want to check the "citations" tab in your profile, as there may be some citations waiting for confirmation.

    Please note that corrections may take a couple of weeks to filter through the various RePEc services.