The interaction between organizational justice and job characteristics: Associations with work attitudes and employee health cross-sectionally and over time.

Constanze Eib, Claudia Bernhard-Oettel, Katharina Naswall, Magnus Sverke

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Abstract

The present study investigates to what extent main and interactive effects of overall organizational justice and job characteristics shape employees’ work attitudes (organizational commitment, intention to stay) and health (mental health, somatic health) cross-sectionally and after a period of one year. Questionnaire data from 429 Swedish accountants show that generally both organizational justice and job characteristics had main effects on all outcomes at
both time points. Interactions between organizational justice and job characteristics were found for every job characteristic studied (demand, control, support), for both time points but mainly for intention to stay and somatic health. The results show that perceptions of organizational justice and job characteristics can have additive and multiplicative synergetic effects for work
attitudes and employee health.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)549-582
JournalEconomic and Industrial Democracy
Volume36
Issue number3
Early online date11 Apr 2014
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Aug 2015

Keywords

  • DCS model
  • job characteristics
  • organizational justice
  • overall justice

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