Family friendly policies: Organizational justice perceptions of need-based allocations

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Abstract

Any human-resource policy has certain functions: creating or modifying procedures, distributing resources, and regulating behavior (Zimmerman, 1995). Family friendly policies are no exception. Policies are adopted that create new procedures, distribute resources such as flextime and paid leave, and establish norms about how the organization feels about family needs. The organizational justice literature has much theory and research on how fairness is involved in processes, distribution, and norms. As such, the justice literature is particularly relevant to our understanding of how well family friendly policies work.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationJustice in the Workplace
Subtitle of host publicationFrom Theory to Practice
PublisherTaylor and Francis
Pages145-173
Number of pages29
Volume2
ISBN (Electronic)9781135683856
ISBN (Print)9780805826944
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2012

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Psychology(all)

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