Fairness and Groups Vol: 13

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10 Jun 2010
Emerald Group Publishing Limited
392 pages - 156 x 234 x 33mm
Research on Managing Groups and Teams
Concerns about justice and fairness are ubiquitous within and between communities, social groups, organizations and states. People are concerned with the fairness of how decisions are made, how outcomes are allocated between and within groups, and how they are treated by authorities. This volume introduces cutting-edge justice theorizing and research at the intersection of justice and groups. Contributors to this volume explore topics such as: how group members come to have a shared understanding of the level of fairness within their group (i.e., justice climate), how social emotions influence justice judgments, the relationships between trust, respect, fairness, and group-serving behavior, resource allocation, reactions to injustice, appropriate ways to restore justice following transgressions, and perceptions of and remedies for intergroup inequality. "The Fairness and Groups" volume in the "Research on Managing Groups and Teams" series will be of interest to students and scholars in psychology, sociology, law and organizational behavior.
List of Contributors. Preface. Chapter 1 Sounding the alarm: Moving from system justification to system condemnation in the justice judgment process. Chapter 2 Social emotions and justice: How the emotional fabric of groups determines justice enactment and reactions. Chapter 3 Rewarding the fair and repairing the unfair: Both group procedural justice and injustice may motivate group-serving behavior. Chapter 4 The Interplay between fairness and the experience of respect: Implications for group life. Chapter 5 The curious relationship between fairness and trust in teams: when unfair treatment begets trust, fair process erodes trust, and unfair restitution restores trust. Chapter 6 Allocating resources fairly among group members: The medium of exchange matters. Chapter 7 To be fair or to be dominant: The effect of inequality frames on dominant group members’ responses to inequity. Chapter 8 Restorative justice: Seeking a shared identity in dynamic intragroup contexts. Chapter 9 From justice events to justice climate: A multi-level temporal model of information aggregation and judgment. Chapter 10 The fairness of difference: How team composition affects the emergence of justice climates. Chapter 11 Collective reactions to bad bosses: status and interpersonal justice at the group level. Chapter 12 Exploring the “black box” of justice climate: what mechanisms link justice climate and outcomes?. Chapter 13 Groups, Fairness, and an Idea of Justice. Research on Managing Groups and Teams. Research on managing groups and teams, volume 13. Copyright page. Conclusion.

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