Influence of Organizational Justice on Employee Engagement in Tertiary Institutions in Edo State, Nigeria

  • John Omogeafe Ohiorenoya Benson Idahosa University, Nigeria
  • Evans Osaruwmen Eguavoen Church of God Mission, Nigeria
Keywords: Employee engagement, Tertiary institutions, Organisational justice

Abstract

This study empirically investigated the influence of organisational justice on employee engagement in the tertiary institutions in Edo State. Its specific objectives were to examine the influence of distributional, procedural and interactional justice on employee engagement in the tertiary institutions in Edo State. In achieving these objectives, the study adopted the cross sectional survey research design. It specifically made use of data collected from four hundred and one (401) staff of the tertiary institutions in Edo State. Data collected were analysed with descriptive and Ordinary Least Square regression. The study revealed that organisational justice has significant influence on employee engagement in the tertiary institutions in Edo State. It also revealed that each of the dimensions of organisational justice: distributional, procedural and interactional positively and significantly influenced employee engagement in the the tertiary institutions in Edo State. From these findings, the study recommended that managements of the tertiary institutions in Edo State should increase their efforts in rewarding employees according to their workload, work completed, work contributed, relevant skills and educations acquired; increase effort in promoting those policies or procedures where employees can be promoted on time and as when due; provide employees with accurate, timely and adequate information to perform job and ensure all employees are treated with politeness, dignity, kindness, consideration and supported equally.

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Published
2019-10-31
How to Cite
Ohiorenoya, J. O., & Eguavoen, E. O. (2019). Influence of Organizational Justice on Employee Engagement in Tertiary Institutions in Edo State, Nigeria. European Scientific Journal, ESJ, 15(28), 56. https://doi.org/10.19044/esj.2019.v15n28p56