Title: Does perception of justice effect psychological well-being of employees?

Authors: Pooja Garg; Renu Rastogi; Happy Paul

Addresses: Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee, Roorkee, Uttarakhand – 247 667, India ' Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee, Roorkee, Uttarakhand – 247 667, India ' Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee, Roorkee, Uttarakhand – 247 667, India

Abstract: The present study has been initiated with a viewpoint that research pertaining to the unique effects of justice dimensions on psychological well-being would be a nascent area of study in management discourse. It attempts to investigate the relationship between the perception of justice and psychological well-being of employees. A total sample of 195 managers was selected from the banking and automobile industry in India. The collected data were subjected to exploratory factor analysis, confirmatory factor analysis, Pearson correlation and stepwise regression analysis. The results show the emergence of a new justice dimension labelled as empowerment justice. The findings also indicate that justice is a significant predictor of psychological well-being. However, interestingly none of the justice dimension predicted purpose in life dimension of psychological well-being. It was supported that employees who are cognitively satisfied experience well-being at the workplace.

Keywords: confirmatory factor analysis; CFA; distributive justice; empowerment justice; exploratory factor analysis; EFA; interactional justice; organisational justice; procedural justice; psychological well-being; PWB; India; employee well-being; employee perceptions; perception of justice; banking industry; automobile industry.

DOI: 10.1504/IJSSS.2014.065215

International Journal of Society Systems Science, 2014 Vol.6 No.3, pp.264 - 284

Available online: 16 Oct 2014 *

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