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ERIC Number: EJ890322
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2004-Jun
Pages: 14
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 31
ISSN: ISSN-0190-2725
Legitimacy and Justice Perceptions
Mueller, Charles W.; Landsman, Miriam J.
Social Psychology Quarterly, v67 n2 p189-202 Jun 2004
Consistent with the theoretical argument of Hegtvedt and Johnson, we empirically examine the relationship between collectivity-generated legitimacy of reward procedures and individual-level justice perceptions about reward distributions. Using data from a natural setting, we find that collectivity sources of validity (authorization and endorsement) exert positive effects on individual-level justice perceptions as predicted by Hegtvedt and Johnson, but that this influence is entirely indirect through the individual's perception of procedural justice. These effects are found net of self-interest and net of other job-related sources of support from the collectivity. (Contains 1 figure, 3 tables, and 7 footnotes.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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