IJIMT 2012 Vol.3(6): 697-701 ISSN: 2010-0248
DOI: 10.7763/IJIMT.2012.V3.322

A Path Model Examining the Relations among Organizational Injustice, Counterproductive Work Behavior and Job Satisfaction

Afsheen Fatima, Qureshi Muhammad Atif, Adeel Saqib, and Ali Haider
Abstract—The aim of the present study was twofold; to examine the impact of organizational injustice on job satisfaction and, to find the impact of job satisfaction on counterproductive work behaviors. A sample of 297 managers from the banking industry of Pakistan was purposively selected. To examine the hypotheses of this empirical study, data were analyzed through structural equation modeling technique using AMOS software. The results reveal significant and negative impact of organizational injustice on job satisfaction. The results further reveal significant negative association between job satisfaction and counterproductive work behaviors. Implications of these findings are discussed, and suggestions are made for the future research.

Index Terms—The aim of the present study was twofold; to examine the impact of organizational injustice on job satisfaction and, to find the impact of job satisfaction on counterproductive work behaviors. A sample of 297 managers from the banking industry of Pakistan was purposively selected. To examine the hypotheses of this empirical study, data were analyzed through structural equation modeling technique using AMOS software. The results reveal significant and negative impact of organizational injustice on job satisfaction. The results further reveal significant negative association between job satisfaction and counterproductive work behaviors. Implications of these findings are discussed, and suggestions are made for the future research.

Afsheen Fatima is with Shaheed Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto Institute of Science and Technology, Islamabad, Pakistan and University Institute of Management Sciences, PMAS Arid Agriculture University, Rawalpindi, Pakistan (e-mail: afsheen@uaar.edu.pk). 
Qureshi Muhammad Atif is with Shaheed Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto Institute of Science and Technology, Islamabad, Pakistan. (e-mail: qureshi_atif_619@hotmail.com). 
Adil Saqib is with Bahria University, Islamabad, Pakistan. (e-mail: adsaqib@hotmail.com). 
Ali Haider is with University Institute of Management Sciences, PMAS Arid Agriculture University, Rawalpindi, Pakistan. (e-mail: eelihaider@gmail.com).

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Cite: Afsheen Fatima, Qureshi Muhammad Atif, Adeel Saqib, and Ali Haider, "A Path Model Examining the Relations among Organizational Injustice, Counterproductive Work Behavior and Job Satisfaction,"International Journal of Innovation, Management and Technology vol. 3, no. 6, pp. 697-701, 2012.

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