Organizational Justice and Job Satisfaction Among Nurses

  • Alaa S Jameel Department of Public Administration, Cihan University-Erbil, Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq. Department of Business Management, Faculty of Technology Management and Business, Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia Batu Pahat, Johor, Malaysia http://orcid.org/0000-0003-3189-1961
  • Sameer S Hamdi Department of Public Administration, Cihan University-Erbil, Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq. http://orcid.org/0000-0001-7102-3363
  • Mohammed A. Karem Department of Public Administration, Cihan University-Erbil, Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq. http://orcid.org/0000-0002-9768-2698
  • Abd Rahman Ahmad Department of Business Management, Faculty of Technology Management and Business, Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia Batu Pahat, Johor, Malaysia http://orcid.org/0000-0001-9493-8224
Keywords: Organizational justice, Job satisfaction, Distributive justice, Procedural justice; Nurses

Abstract

Organizations should enhance justice in the workplace to increase the satisfaction among employees. The purpose of this study was to examine the impact of organizational justice on job satisfaction among nurses. The study cohort was composed of nurses from 2 public hospitals. A stratified sampling technique was employed to ensure better representation of samples from the 2 hospitals. A total of 184 valid questionnaires from 2 public hospitals were analyzed by structural equation modeling. The results showed that the 3 dimensions of organizational justice, namely distributive justice, procedural justice, and interactional justice, have a positive and significant impact on the nurses' job satisfaction. Distributive justice showed a greater impact on job satisfaction than procedural justice and interactional justice. The supervisors and administrators should be provided with information on how improvement in organizational justice leads to job satisfaction and on-the-job facilitation of employee innovation. The results of this study provide a clear image for hospital administrations about the substantial role of justice in the workplace.

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Author Biographies

Alaa S Jameel, Department of Public Administration, Cihan University-Erbil, Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq. Department of Business Management, Faculty of Technology Management and Business, Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia Batu Pahat, Johor, Malaysia

Alaa S. Jameel is a lecturer in the Department of Public Administration at Cihan University- Erbil, Iraq. He obtained his Bachelor’s degree from The University of Anbar, Iraq, and he received his Master’s Degrees From Infrastructure University Kuala Lumpur (IUKL), Malaysia. currently  PhD candidate at Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia (UTHM), Malaysia. His research interests include Organizational justice, Leadership, Job Satisfaction, Organizational Commitment and knowledge sharing. Alaa Salam Jameel can be contacted at: [email protected]   

Sameer S Hamdi, Department of Public Administration, Cihan University-Erbil, Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq.

Dr Sameer Salahaddin Hamdi is the Head of Public Administration Department and Senior Lecturer at Cihan university-Erbil, Iraq. he received his PhD Degrees from Um Darman University, Sudan. His research interests include Leadership, Public Finance and Job satisfaction. he has been published several books in Leadership and Public Finance.

Mohammed A. Karem, Department of Public Administration, Cihan University-Erbil, Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq.

Mohammed Abdulkarem lecturer in the Department of Public Administration at Cihan University- Erbil, Iraq. He received B. Sc. Degree in Business Management from the University of Mosul\Iraq, and the M.Sc. degree in Business Administration from the University Tenaga National, Malaysia.

He has lectured widely on marketing, principles of marketing, health marketing, E-marketing, production and operations management, job satisfaction, job stress as well as on topics of general interest marketing management. Also, as a researcher, he has published in Scopus in marketing, organizational behaviour, human resource management and E-subjects.

Abd Rahman Ahmad, Department of Business Management, Faculty of Technology Management and Business, Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia Batu Pahat, Johor, Malaysia

Abd Rahman Ahmad, Ph.D has more than 14 years working experiences as a lecturer at Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia.  Abd Rahman Ahmad formal education qualifications include a BHRM (UUM), MBA (Strategic Management) (IBS,UTM) and PhD, Victoria University of Melbourne (Strategic Management). The teaching experience includes strategic planning, management, entrepreneurship, and human resource management subjects. His current research interests include higher education strategic planning, education funding systems, management and more.

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Published
2020-12-31
How to Cite
Jameel, A., Hamdi, S., Karem, M., & Ahmad, A. R. (2020, December 31). Organizational Justice and Job Satisfaction Among Nurses. UKH Journal of Social Sciences, 4(2), 61-69. https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.25079/ukhjss.v4n2y2020.pp61-69
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