The Changing Context and the Organizational Justice Impact on the Employee Well-Being

Vanessa de Fátima Nery, Elaine Rabelo Neiva, Helenides Mendonça
2016 Paidéia (Ribeirão Preto)  
The context of organizational change may affect the well-being, namely when this change generate unfairness perceptions on employees. The aim of this study was to investigate the influence of the organizational change context on the perception of organizational justice and well-being. We proposed a mediation model of perceived organizational justice between the context of organizational change and well-being. A cross-sectional quantitative study was conducted with 731 public employees in the
more » ... employees in the energy sector. Participants answered three instruments which evaluate organizational change context, justice perception and well-being. Factorial analyses and regression analysis were performed in order to test the psychometric qualities of the scale and the mediation model, respectively. The results indicate that the relationship between context and welfare perception is mediated by justice perceptions. This study contributes to research on reactions to organizational change and its impacts on individuals, highlighting the influence of perceived justice on the affective outcomes of organizational change.
doi:10.1590/1982-43272665201609 fatcat:5prxgrgrpzfevjoa4vzhpml5fi