Vol. 2 No. 11 (2023)
Articles

ORGANISATIONAL JUSTICE AND EMPLOYEE COMMITMENT IN PRIVATE EDUCATION SECTOR IN RIVERS STATE

Nwabuatu, Emmanuel Nnajiubah (Ph.D)
Department of Management, Ignatius Ajuru University of Education
Akpan, Anthony Bassey (Ph.D)
Department of Management, Ignatius Ajuru University of Education
Miidom, Dumbor Frank
Department of Management, Ignatius Ajuru University of Education

Published 2023-11-24

Keywords

  • Organisational justice,
  • distributive justice,
  • procedural justice,
  • interactional justice,
  • employee affective commitment

How to Cite

Nwabuatu, Emmanuel Nnajiubah, Akpan, Anthony Bassey (Ph.D), & Miidom, Dumbor Frank. (2023). ORGANISATIONAL JUSTICE AND EMPLOYEE COMMITMENT IN PRIVATE EDUCATION SECTOR IN RIVERS STATE. Journal of Global Interdependence and Economic Sustainability, 2(11), 1-19. https://www.openjournals.ijaar.org/index.php/jgies/article/view/262

How to Cite

Nwabuatu, Emmanuel Nnajiubah, Akpan, Anthony Bassey (Ph.D), & Miidom, Dumbor Frank. (2023). ORGANISATIONAL JUSTICE AND EMPLOYEE COMMITMENT IN PRIVATE EDUCATION SECTOR IN RIVERS STATE. Journal of Global Interdependence and Economic Sustainability, 2(11), 1-19. https://www.openjournals.ijaar.org/index.php/jgies/article/view/262

Abstract

The study examined the relationship between organizational justice and employee commitment in the private education sector in Rivers State. The study adopted a cross-sectional research design. The population of the study consisted of 350 employees in the private education sector in Rivers State. A sample size of 187 employees was determined using Yamene's sample size determination formula. The data was collected using a questionnaire and analyzed using the Pearson Product Moment Correlation Coefficient Statistic. The result revealed a significant relationship between organizational justice and employee commitment in the private education sector in Rivers State. Specifically, distributive justice has a very strong and significant relationship with employee affective commitment; procedural justice has a very strong and significant relationship with employee affective commitment. While interactional justice has a strong and significant relationship with employee emotional commitment. Based on these findings, the study concludes that organizational justice relates to employee commitment in the private education sector in Rivers State. Thus, the study recommended that management should ensure distributive justice by establishing a clear and transparent salary and benefit, provide procedural justice through ample professional development opportunities for employees, ensure interactional justice by fostering open and transparent communication channels, and encourage regular feedback to promote a sense of fairness, involvement, and employee affective commitment.

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