Organizational Justice, Project Performance, and the Mediating Effects of Key Success Factors

Unterhitzenberger, Christine and Bryde, David (2019) Organizational Justice, Project Performance, and the Mediating Effects of Key Success Factors. Project Management Journal, 50 (1). pp. 57-70. ISSN 8756-9728

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Projects are under constant pressure to improve performance, and research is needed to understand the characteristics of high-performing projects. Using the concept of organizational justice as a characteristic, we propose that the performance of projects in meeting success criteria is enhanced when there are procedures in place for the fair treatment of project team members; when resources are allocated fairly; and when the individuals interact in a way that is characterized by respect, propriety, and dignity. Structural equation analysis supports our proposition that the presence of organizational justice enhances project performance and valuable nuances in these relationships are discovered.

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Project Management Journal
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The final, definitive version of this article has been published in the Journal, Project Management Journal, 50 (1), 2019, © SAGE Publications Ltd, 2019 by SAGE Publications Ltd at the Project Management Journal page: on SAGE Journals Online:
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?? organizational justiceproject performancekey success factorsbusiness and international managementstrategy and managementmanagement of technology and innovation ??
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