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Organizational Justice

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Please assist using the provided materials with the following questions. I'm having a hard time grasping scholarly concepts and have to produce a 5 plus page paper.

What is justice?
What are the key theories and findings of organizational justice research?
What are the key implications for management practice?
Why should we study justice?

Cohen-Charash, Y., & Spector, P. E. (2001). The role of justice in organizations: A meta-analysis. Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, 86(2), 278-321.

Colquitt, J. A. (2001). On the dimensionality of organizational justice: A construct validation of a measure. Journal of Applied Psychology, 86(3), 386-400.

Colquitt, J. A., Conlon, D. E., Wesson, M. J., Porter, C., & Ng, K. Y. (2001). Justice at the millennium: A meta-analytic review of 25 years of organizational justice research. Journal of Applied Psychology, 86(3), 425-445.

Lind, E. A., Kanfer, R., & Earley, P. C. (1990). Voice, Control, and Procedural Justice - Instrumental and Noninstrumental Concerns in Fairness Judgments. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 59(5), 952-959.

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What is justice?

Justice represents the ability for society to pursue "rights" when someone in society has been "wronged." Therefore, justice is the pursuit of restoring or providing restitution and punishment for something that has been lost or taken, whether it is a life, money, property, etc. The concept of justice is placated upon the notion that for a society to be functional, everyone must agree to a social contract wherein the state provides justice for wrongs instead of allowing vigilante justice or vendettas.

What are the key theories and findings of organizational justice research?

The key theory is actually known as organizational justice theory, ...

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Organizational justice is examined. The key theories and findings of organization justice research is given.

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