Manville, Caroline, El Akremi, Assâad, Niezborala, Michel and Mignonac, Karim (2016) Injustice hurts, literally: The role of sleep and emotional exhaustion in the relationship between organizational justice and musculoskeletal disorders. Human Relations, vol.69 (n°6). pp. 1315-1339.

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The physical health consequences of perceived injustice at work are an important yet underexplored area of research. Using the job-stress recovery literature as an overarching framework, we argued that incomplete recovery because of sleep disorders and subsequent emotional exhaustion is a possible underlying mechanism through which organizational justice relates to employee musculoskeletal disorders (MSD). Using both self-administered questionnaires and medical examination to assess MSD, we tested our argument in two studies. Based on a randomly selected sample of employees from a variety of organizations, Study 1 found organizational justice to be negatively related to MSD through diminished sleep-related disorders. Using a sample of employees in nursing homes for the elderly, Study 2 extended these results by showing that the organizational justice–MSD relationship is sequentially mediated by sleep disorders and emotional exhaustion.

Item Type: Article
Language: English
Date: 2016
Refereed: Yes
Uncontrolled Keywords: Emotional exhaustion, MSD, Musculoskeletal disorders, Organizational justice,Sleep
Subjects: C- GESTION
Divisions: TSM Research (Toulouse)
Site: UT1
Date Deposited: 01 Feb 2021 11:07
Last Modified: 25 Mar 2021 09:42
OAI Identifier: 10.1177/0018726715615927
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