IDEAS home Printed from https://ideas.repec.org/
MyIDEAS: Log in (now much improved!) to save this article

Procedural justice and Employees Commitment to Supervisor in Nigerian Health Sector

Listed author(s):
  • Ajogwu Akoh

    (University of Port Harcourt, Rivers State, Nigeria)

  • Edwinah Amah

    (University of Port Harcourt, Rivers State, Nigeria)

Registered author(s):

    In this research, we investigated the relationship between procedural justice and employees commitment to supervisor in Rivers State of Nigeria. A survey questionnaire was sent out to a sample size of 103 employees, resulting in 99 responses out of which 13 copies of the questionnaire were not statistically usable. The Spearman rank correlation coefficient was used for data analysis. This study found a significantly positive relationship between procedural justice and employees commitment to supervisor. We found that employees tend to easily identify with supervisors that implement fair procedures than those that do not and employees do study or evaluate their organizations justice climate to identify procedural injustice by comparing policies of different organizations. We concluded that fairness of procedures could reinforce a healthy justice climate and employees commitment to supervisor in turn. The justices of outcome and interaction depend mainly on the justice of procedures, as unjust procedures may not turn out a just outcome. We, therefore, recommended that organizations should commission enquiries into the justice climate of the industries they operate, ascertain the best practice, beat such a practice or at least align procedures, policies and programmes with the principles of fairness.

    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://researchleap.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/Procedural-Justice-and-Employees-Commitment-to-Supervisor-in-Nigerian-Health-Sector.pdf
    Download Restriction: no

    File URL: http://researchleap.com/procedural-justice-employees-commitment-supervisor-nigerian-health-sector/
    Download Restriction: no

    Article provided by Inovatus Services Ltd. in its journal International Journal of Management Science and Business Administration.

    Volume (Year): 2 (2016)
    Issue (Month): 12 (November)
    Pages: 28-36

    as
    in new window

    Handle: RePEc:mgs:ijmsba:v:2:y:2016:i:12:p:28-36
    Contact details of provider: Web page: https://researchleap.com/

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

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

    When requesting a correction, please mention this item's handle: RePEc:mgs:ijmsba:v:2:y:2016:i:12:p:28-36. 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: (Bojan Obrenovic)

    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.

    This information is provided to you by IDEAS at the Research Division of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis using RePEc data.