Study on Impact of Organisational Justice on Organisational Commitment in Selected Two Semi-Government Organisations in Sri Lanka

KLC Jayalal, TL Dr. Sajeevanie

Abstract


As one of the work-related attitudes, organisational commitment is major employee centred outcome which has major impact on determination of competitive position of the organisation. Organisational justice is one of the major factors affecting organisational justice. Therefore, this study is mainly focusing on investigating the impact of organisational justice on organisational commitment in selected semi-government organisations in Sri Lanka. The main objective of this study is to examine the relationship between organisational justice and organisational commitment. The research problem addressed under this study is to investigate the impact of organisational justice on organisational commitment in selected semi-government organisations in Sri Lanka. The data were collected from randomly selected sample of 100 clerical level employees in two selected semi-government organisations in Sri Lanka by administrating a structured questionnaire which contained 42 questions with five points likert scale. The data analysis was made using statistical analysis techniques including univariate, bivariate, and multivariate analyses. The study was revealed that there is significant, strong and positive impact of organisational justice on organisational commitment of clerical level employees in Sri Lankan semi-government organisations. Further, the study points out that impact of all the dimensions of organisational justice (distributive, procedural, and interactive justice) are also significant, positive and strong. As well it has disclosed that the level of organisational justice and organisational commitment of clerical level employees in Sri Lankan semi-government sector are moderate. The study has concluded that the organisational justice is the most crucial factor to consider in determining and enhancing the organisational commitment of employees in this sector of the organisations. Therefore, it is better to take action to enhance the justice within the organisations and it will lead to the higher organisational commitment of employees which is needed to ensure the success and progress of the organisation.

Keywords: Organisational Commitment, Organisational Justice, Fairness, Identification, Emotional Attachment.


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