Interplay of organizational justice, psychological empowerment, organizational citizenship behavior, and job satisfaction in the context of circular economy
Singh, Sanjay Kumar
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Purpose The purpose of this paper is twofold: first, to examine relevant organizational “human” aspects that support circular economy (CE); and second, to investigate the influence of perception of organizational justice (OJ), psychological empowerment on job satisfaction (JS) through mediating role of organizational citizenship behavior (OCB). Design/methodology/approach The study used survey questionnaire. The data were statistically analyzed using structural equation modeling (SEM) to test hypotheses of the study. Findings OJ positively and significantly influences psychological empowerment. Also, it was found that OCB and psychological empowerment to positively and significantly influence JS. Furthermore, OCB positively and significantly mediates the influence of OJ and psychological empowerment on JS. Practical implications Employees should be provided with fair and empowering environment to derive positive outcomes in terms of organizational citizenship behavior and JS. The study also suggests recognizing the importance of OCB in an organization to enhance JS and support CE. Originality/value The study presents empirical evidence in Indian context on how to encourage employees to display voluntary job behaviors and keep them job satisfied.