Title: Effect of regulatory focus orientation and its mechanism on the justice sense of employees

Authors: Na Cao

Addresses: Information School, Capital University of Economics and Business, Beijing, 100070, China

Abstract: In an organisation, the sense of justice has a significant influence on employee's performance. And the study of justice is bound to involve individual information processing and value evaluation of the organisation. The regulatory focus theory describes different individual regulates his attitude and behaviours to fit the target. So, it is necessary to investigate the relationship between regulatory focus theory and the justice sense of employee. The influence of regulatory focus theory on the sense of justice, and the influencing factors of regulatory focus were explored in this paper. This study showed that the regulatory focus of individual could be stimulated by changing self-explanatory, so as to improve the sense of distributive justice. And the sense of justice is the important factor of much important organisational behaviour. This research would provide some practical reference for the motivation of employee's performance and provide a new perspective for organisational behaviour study.

Keywords: regulatory focus theory; sense of justice; self-regulation; self-explanation; employee's performance.

DOI: 10.1504/IJSTM.2018.093335

International Journal of Services Technology and Management, 2018 Vol.24 No.4, pp.289 - 306

Available online: 14 Jun 2018 *

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