THE MEDIATING RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN AUTHENTIC LEADERSHIP, ORGANIZATIONAL JUSTICE & ENGAGEMENT
Within today’s fast changing and competitive environment, each business aims to be distinguished, more innovative and agile. To do so, all members of an organization need to be engaged, from the janitor all the way to the top. However, encouraging employees to become engaged is never easy. Many scholars thus conclude that organizational fairness is a significant factor in workers’ satisfaction. Effective management and leadership styles are often needed to improve employee involvement and company's performance. This research examines the conditions which might lead to better engagement of all employees. In particular, we focus on the two antecedents of engagement: authentic leadership and organizational justice. Two models are thus tested to better understand the mediating relationship between the three variables in question. After an extensive discussion of the obtained statistical results, practical implications of the study along with future recommendations are suggested.
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