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Fairness perceptions of work−life balance initiatives: effects on counterproductive work behaviour

Beauregard, T. Alexandra (2014) Fairness perceptions of work−life balance initiatives: effects on counterproductive work behaviour. British Journal of Management, 25 (4). pp. 772-789. ISSN 1045-3172

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Identification Number: 10.1111/1467-8551.12052

Abstract

This study examined the impact of employees' fairness perceptions regarding organizational work−life balance initiatives on their performance of counterproductive work behaviour (CWB). Moderating effects of adaptive and maladaptive perfectionism were also explored. Quantitative data collected from 224 public sector employees demonstrated significant main and moderating effects of informational justice, adaptive perfectionism and maladaptive perfectionism on CWB. Adaptive perfectionism weakened the link between informational justice and CWB, while maladaptive perfectionism strengthened it. Qualitative data collected from 26 employees indicate that both the social exchange and job stress models are useful frameworks for understanding CWB in the context of work−life balance initiatives; CWB emerged as both a negative emotional reaction to unfairness and as a tool used by employees to restore equity in the exchange relationship with their employer. Theoretical and practical implications are discussed.

Item Type: Article
Official URL: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/1467-85...
Divisions: Management
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology
H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management
JEL classification: L - Industrial Organization > L2 - Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behavior
M - Business Administration and Business Economics; Marketing; Accounting > M5 - Personnel Economics > M52 - Compensation and Compensation Methods and Their Effects (stock options, fringe benefits, incentives, family support programs, seniority issues)
M - Business Administration and Business Economics; Marketing; Accounting > M5 - Personnel Economics > M54 - Labor Management (team formation, worker empowerment, job design, tasks and authority, work arrangemetns, job satisfaction)
Sets: Departments > Management
Research centres and groups > Organisational Behaviour Group
Date Deposited: 10 Nov 2014 14:26
Last Modified: 17 Dec 2014 11:12
Funders: Social Sciences and Humanities Council of Canada, LSE Basil Blackwell Teaching Fellowship, Overseas Research Studentship Award
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/59688

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