Title: The effect of organisational justice on organisational silence: testing the mediational role of workplace spirituality
Authors: Özgür Kökalan
Addresses: Faculty of Business and Management Sciences, İstanbul Sabahattin Zaim University, İstanbul, 34303, Turkey
Abstract: Today, organisational injustice causes many organisational problems. One of these problems is organisational silence. Organisational injustice negatively affects organisational silence in the workplace. To decrease this negative effect, an organisation can use many different techniques. One of these techniques is to establish a 'workplace spirituality' within the organisation. The main aim of the study is to examine the mediating roles of spiritual values in the workplace in the relationship between organisational justice and organisational silence. The sampling of the study included 472 employees from private participation (Islamic) banks and conventional public banks. Confirmatory factor analysis and structural equation methods were used in order to detect the direction and level of the relationships between the parameters. According to the mediating analysis findings, workplace spirituality is the full reason for the relation between organisational justice and organisational silence in private participation (Islamic) banks and the conventional public banks.
Keywords: organisational justice; organisational silence; workplace spirituality; management; SEM; structural equation model.
Middle East Journal of Management, 2018 Vol.5 No.3, pp.296 - 319
Received: 04 Sep 2017
Accepted: 14 Oct 2017
Published online: 26 Jul 2018 *