doi:

DOI: 10.3724/SP.J.1041.2017.00829

Acta Psychologica Sinica (心理学报) 2017/49:6 PP.829-840

How employee's unethical behavior leads to coworker-initiated aggression: The perspective of deontic justice


Abstract:
Organizational behavior researchers have paid close attention to employee's unethical behaviors and suggest that the third parties' reactions will determine the follow-up development of these misconducts to a large extent. Coworkers' tolerance will probably lead to the spread of unethical behavior, while coworkers' punishment can effectively prevent the recurrence of such behavior. Drawing from deontic model of justice, this study proposed that coworker's deontic injustice mediated the relationship between employee's unethical behavior and employee's victimization, and ethical leadership moderated the impact of employee's unethical behavior on coworker's deontic injustice while task interdependence moderated the influence of coworker's deontic injustice on employee's victimization.

Key words:unethical behavior,workplace victimization,coworker,deontic justice,rational judgment

ReleaseDate:2017-08-10 07:39:30



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