Effect of Organizational Justice on Job Satisfaction

Ozel A., Bayraktar C. A.

Global Joint Conference on Industrial Engineering and Its Application Areas (GJCIE ), Vienna, Austria, 20 - 21 July 2017, pp.205-218 identifier

  • Publication Type: Conference Paper / Full Text
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/978-3-319-71225-3_18
  • City: Vienna
  • Country: Austria
  • Page Numbers: pp.205-218
  • Istanbul Technical University Affiliated: Yes


The purpose of this study is to measure effect of organizational justice concept on job satisfaction of individuals. The concepts of "organizational justice" and "job satisfaction" have very important places for organizations in reaching to their objectives. Job satisfaction levels of employees are affected either positively or negatively due to their perceptions on organizational justice regarding practices in their organizations and how fairly they are treated. Employees whose job satisfaction levels are affected positively are motivated by their work and add value to their organization. The concepts of organizational justice and job satisfaction become even more important when strategic importance of human resources is taken into account in a competitive business environment. This study consists of two parts. In the theoretical part of the study, organizational justice and job satisfaction concepts are explained in detail together with their dimensions. While the concept of organizational justice was considered as the independent variable in the study, the concept of job satisfaction was considered as the dependent variable. Afterwards, the research model was formulated and implementation part of the study was introduced. This study was carried out with the participation of 165 people working in various sectors in Turkey. Throughout the study, survey technique, one of the data collection techniques, was used. Findings of the study showed that organizational justice affected job satisfaction of the individuals positively.