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Sabokro M, Ebrahimzadeh Pezeshki R, Barahimi N, Haghbin A. The Effect of Perceived Organizational Justice on Social Loafing (Case Study: Medical Emergency Services of Yazd). payavard. 2018; 12 (2) :80-89
URL: http://payavard.tums.ac.ir/article-1-6493-en.html
1- Assistant Professor, Business Administration Department, School of Economics, Management and Accounting, Yazd University, Yazd, Iran
2- Ph.D. Candidate in Behavior and Human Resource Management, School of Economics, Management and Accounting, University of Yazd, Yazd, Iran , rezapezeshki@stu.yazd.ac.ir
3- Master of Sciences Student in Business Administration, School of Economics, Management and Accounting, University of Yazd, Yazd, Iran
4- Master of Sciences Student in MBA (O.B. & H.R.M), School of Economics, Management and Accounting, University of Yazd, Yazd, Iran
Abstract:   (304 Views)
Background and Aim: Loafing as one of the negative points of group activity in difficult jobs like medical emergency has two disadvantages. Regarding the importance of organizational injustice in creating frustration and individual procrastination, the present study was conducted to investigate the effect of perceived organizational justice on creating or intensifying the phenomenon of social loafing in emergency medical service of Yazd.
Materials and Methods: This is an analytical study and the research community included all nurses working in medical emergency service of Yazd in the second half of the year 2016. Data were collected through a census, and tools used in this study consisted of two questionnaires of perceived organizational justice and social loafing. To measure the reliability of the questionnaires, Cronbach's alpha was used and was at an authentic level with the values of 0.862 and 0.913. Also, the content validity of the questionnaires was evaluated. Finally, the data were analyzed by using Spearman correlation coefficient, student’s t-test and partial least squares method in SmartPLS software.
Results: Based on the results of the study, distributive justice, interactional justice and information justice have a significant inverse correlation with loafing with values of -0.169, -0.241 and -0.490; and overall, the status of loafing was an undesirable inference in this study with a significant amount 0.043 and average of 2.171.
Conclusion: The managers of organizations can play a major role in reducing social loafing by redefining the concept of justice and ways of its realization, especially in the field of interactional justice.
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Hospital Managment
ePublished: 2018/07/8

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