Effect of Organizational Justice on Affective Organizational Commitment: Mediating Role of Perceived Organizational Support
Psychology and Behavioral Sciences
Volume 9, Issue 5, October 2020, Pages: 61-67
Received: Sep. 22, 2020; Published: Sep. 28, 2020
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Li Song, School of Economics and Management, Anhui University of Science and Technology, Huainan, China
Li Yang, School of Economics and Management, Anhui University of Science and Technology, Huainan, China
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Abstract
Background: Employees’ affective commitment is helpful to get high performence and build competitiv advantage for a company. How to enhance employees' affective commitment is a hot topic in the field of management. In this study, we explore the relationship between affective commitment, perceived organizational support and job involvement. Methods: We surveyed 217 employees from local companies. We used analysis of Pearson correlation and regression models to explore associations between affective commitment, perceived organizational support and job involvement. Results: We found organiztional justice has a significant positive effect both on emplyees’ perceived organizational support and affective commitment, especially procedural justice is the most important variant effecting employees’ perceived organizational support, and leadership justice is the most significant variant influencing affective commitment, perceived organizational support plays a partial mediating role between organizational justice and job involvement. Conclusions: Findings suggest that individual perception of the organizational support plays a role in understanding when and why employees pay high attention to their work and invest more effort to achieve organizational goals. It is critical to cultivate employees’ affective commitment to their organization by method of creating a fair and supportive internal culture, which focus on procedural justice and consistently supportive organizational policies.
Keywords
Organizational Justice, Perceived Organizational Support, Affective Commitment
To cite this article
Li Song, Li Yang, Effect of Organizational Justice on Affective Organizational Commitment: Mediating Role of Perceived Organizational Support, Psychology and Behavioral Sciences. Vol. 9, No. 5, 2020, pp. 61-67. doi: 10.11648/j.pbs.20200905.11
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