Organization of Work: Distributive Justice Index

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Distributive Justice Index

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Content Area(s)

  • Benefits and compensation systems
  • Performance monitoring / incentives

Instrument Type


Occupation and Sector Specificity

Occupation(s): Generic

Sector(s): Generic

Name and Size of Work Organization and/or Workplace Psychosocial Measures

Distribution of rewards (6 items)

Other Content Areas Included in the Instrument


Developmental Status of the Instrument

Development completed; one or more evaluations completed.


Original: English

Other: unknown

Reliability and Validity Information (or Relevant Citation)

Reliability: Coefficient alpha: 0.75 to 0.94.

Validity: Distributive justice correlates positively with job satisfaction, organizational citizenship behavior, and procedural justice.

Selected Reference

Farmer SJ, Beehr TA, Love KG (2003) Becoming an undercover police officer: A note on fairness perceptions, behavior, and attitudes. Journal of Organizational Behavior, 24:373-387.

Accessibility of the Instrument

Public Domain

User Fees


Where to Obtain a Copy of the Instrument

Price J and Mueller C (1986) Handbook of Organizational Measurement. Marshfield, MA: Pitmann, as cited in Fields (2002).