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Perceived unfairness and employee health: A meta-analytic integration

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Publication Date March 2012
Author Jordan M. Robbins, Michael T. Ford, and Lois E. Tetrick
Source Journal of Applied Psychology
Source Type Journal Article
Summary

The current article focuses on the relationship between unfairness and employee health. The results indicate that perceptions of fairness are positively associated with physical and mental health indicators. The breaching of psychological contracts was related to reductions in health, with effects above and beyond that of unfairness perceptions.

Keywords unfairness, employee health, psychological contracts
Reference

Robbins, J. M., Ford, M. T., & Tetrick, L. E. (2012). Perceived unfairness and employee health: A meta-analytic integration. Journal of Applied Psychology, 97(2), 235-272.

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