Interplay of organizational justice, psychological empowerment, organizational citizenship behavior, and job satisfaction in the context of circular economy

Sanjay Kumar Singh, Ajai Pratap Singh

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Abstract

Purpose: The purpose of this paper is twofold: first, to examine relevant organizational “human” aspects that support circular economy (CE); and second, to investigate the influence of perception of organizational justice (OJ), psychological empowerment on job satisfaction (JS) through mediating role of organizational citizenship behavior (OCB). Design/methodology/approach: The study used survey questionnaire. The data were statistically analyzed using structural equation modeling (SEM) to test hypotheses of the study. Findings: OJ positively and significantly influences psychological empowerment. Also, it was found that OCB and psychological empowerment to positively and significantly influence JS. Furthermore, OCB positively and significantly mediates the influence of OJ and psychological empowerment on JS. Practical implications: Employees should be provided with fair and empowering environment to derive positive outcomes in terms of organizational citizenship behavior and JS. The study also suggests recognizing the importance of OCB in an organization to enhance JS and support CE. Originality/value: The study presents empirical evidence in Indian context on how to encourage employees to display voluntary job behaviors and keep them job satisfied.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)937-952
Number of pages16
JournalManagement Decision
Volume57
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 8 Apr 2019

Keywords

  • Circular economy
  • Job satisfaction
  • Organizational citizenship behaviour
  • Organizational justice
  • Psychological empowerment

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Business,Management and Accounting
  • Management Science and Operations Research

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