The Effect of Organizational Justice on Organizational Citizenship Behavior: A Research in Defence Sector Cover Image

Örgütsel Adaletin Örgütsel Vatandaşlık Davranışına Etkisi: Savunma Sektöründe Bir Araştırma
The Effect of Organizational Justice on Organizational Citizenship Behavior: A Research in Defence Sector

Author(s): Alptekin Sökmen, Serkan Şahal, Metin Söylemez
Subject(s): Economy, Psychology, Business Economy / Management, Security and defense, Organizational Psychology, Human Resources in Economy
Published by: İşletme Araştırmaları Dergisi
Keywords: Organizational Justice; Organizational Citizenship Behavior (OCB); Structural Equation Modeling (SEM);

Summary/Abstract: Under the intense competition conditions of our era, the real power that businesses need to survive, stands out as the quality of human resources working within the business instead of the financial resources they have. And in parallel with this, the concepts of organizational justice and organizational citizenship behavior take place as two of the most popular topics of organizational behavior by means of their positive effect on employee productivity and due to the importance and value they have on subjects of ensuring the organizations’ adaptation to changes in business environment. The main goal of the present study is to determine whether or not perception of organizational justice affect employees’ organizational citizenship behavior. In accordance with these stated purposes, developement of managerial strategies that increase levels of employees’ organizational citizenship behaviors by organizing and improving the structure of organizational justice in businesses is intended. Under this study carried out in defence sector company on 341 employees, according to the results of correlation analyses between organizational justice and organizational citizenship behavior, it has been determined that there are statistically positive and meaningful correlations between all the dimensions of these two concepts. In addition, according to the analyses which are carried out with Structural Equation Modelling, it has also been found that employees’ distributive justice perceptions positively affect conscientiousness, sportsmanship and courtesy dimensions of organizational citizenship behavior.

  • Issue Year: 7/2015
  • Issue No: 4
  • Page Range: 66-91
  • Page Count: 26
  • Language: Turkish