ISSN 1671-3710
CN 11-4766/R

›› 2011, Vol. 19 ›› Issue (6): 925-932.

• 研究前沿 • Previous Articles    

Change Fairness: A Critical Review and Its Future Agenda

ZHU Qi-Quan;LONG Li-Rong   

  1. School of Management, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan 430074
  • Received:2010-12-07 Revised:1900-01-01 Online:2011-06-15 Published:2011-06-15
  • Contact: LONG Li-Rong

Abstract: Person-oriented research, instead of systems-oriented research, becomes the new focus in organizational change domain. Change fairness, referring to the fairness perception of change promoting process, provides a new perspective for the person-oriented research. Change fairness is decided by change event attributes, change leadership, individual characteristics and social support factors. Change fairness also exerts influence on employee’s reaction to change, organization and job. The future research of change fairness should emphasize indigenous research, antecedents and moderators exploration, and longitudinal studies.

Key words: change fairness, organizational change, organizational justice, indigenous research