Title: Employees' perceptions of trust, fairness, and management of change using an organisational justice framework: a brief review of the literature

Authors: Marcos Komodromos

Addresses: Department of Communications, School of Humanities, Social Sciences and Law, University of Nicosia, 46, Makedonitissas Ave., P.O. Box 24005, 1700 Nicosia, Cyprus

Abstract: A theoretical approach is presented of an organisational justice framework that may provide an enriched perspective to examine strategic change, enhancing the understanding, design, implementation, and effectiveness of strategic change initiatives. The organisational justice framework provides an understanding of employees' perceptions on trust and fairness during an organisational strategic change process in the context of the justice approach, although perceived fairness has been seen as playing an important role in the process of sustaining trust in the organisation. The study demonstrates the importance of analysis of the response to strategic change by employees, the impact on organisational trust, and the influence of the fairness judgment.

Keywords: organisational trust; fairness; change management; organisational justice framework; strategic change; employee perceptions; literature review; organisational change.

DOI: 10.1504/IJTCS.2013.053413

International Journal of Teaching and Case Studies, 2013 Vol.4 No.1, pp.83 - 94

Received: 06 Feb 2013
Accepted: 16 Feb 2013

Published online: 28 Jun 2014 *

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