Perception of human resources management policies and organizational commitment: the mediating role of perception of organizational justice

Renata Gomes de Jesus, Diva Ester Okazaki Rowe


This article analyzes the possible influences of the perception of political human resource in the organizational commitment, verifying the mediating role of the perception of organizational justice. For this, validated scales in the Brazilian context were used: Human Resources Management Policies and Practices Scale, Perceptions of Justice of Teachers in Higher Education Scale. Afective, Normative and Instrumental dimensions of Organizational Commitment Scale.The survey was administered among teachers in a Brazilian federal institution of education and a sample of 415 teachers was obtained. Multivariate analyzes and structural equation modeling was used. The results show that the dimensions of organizational commitment are influenced by the perception of the practices of human resource "Involvement" and "Remuneration" and these influences are mediated by perception of justice. It’s concluded that the positive perception of justice in practices of remuneration management and involvement increases organizational commitment, with greater weight in affective and normative bases


Organizational commitment, human resources management policies, organizational justice, teacher, federal institute of education

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