Study of Organizational Justice in SMEs and Positive Consequences: Systematic Review

  • Syamsul Hadi, Heru Kurnianto Tjahjono, Majang Palupi


Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to explore how the configuration and conceptual framework of organizational justice (OJ) and SMEs’ positive organizational behavior (POB). Design/methodology/approach – A systematic search of empirical studies within the following databases was conducted: ScienceDirect, Proquest, EBSCOhost, JSTOR, Springer. Empirical studies examining the influence of OJ and SMEs’ POB in varied outcomes were eligible to be included in this review. Findings – Only 17 of the 2.633 screened met the study eligibility criteria. In total, 2 of the screened studies explored how OJ and pay satisfaction, Job satisfaction 3 studies, Ethical decision 4 studies,  Trust 3 studies, commitment 2 studies, Communication affective   1 studies, and Intention to join 2 studies. The findings showed that SMEs must improve distributive justice, procedural, and interactional justice during the process of determining policy and after the policy is implemented because it has positive consequences on Pay satisfaction, Ethical decision, Job satisfaction, Affective communication, Intention to join and keep working, and Commitment. Research limitations/implications – This study is based on some of the latest findings to have a brief review of the most recent work done in this area. So far there are very few extensive review papers published to highlight research work in OJ and SMEs’ POB. This study will help for new ones research in this area and to identify areas where work might be possible. Originality/value – This is the first paper that reviews empirical studies on the influence of OJ and SMEs’ POB

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Majang Palupi, S. H. H. K. T. (2020). Study of Organizational Justice in SMEs and Positive Consequences: Systematic Review. International Journal of Advanced Science and Technology, 29(3), 4717 - 4730. Retrieved from