[SOLVED] Equity Theory
Discussion – Equity Theory and Organizational Justice Theory The systematic failure of some organizations to promote equity and justice can have devastating effects on work motivation. In this Discussion, you examine the impact of inequitable and unjust treatment of employees by private or public organizations today. For this Discussion, search for a news story that focuses on inequitable or unjust treatment of employees. Think about recommendations you might make to address that inequitable or unjust treatment. For this Discussion, select a news article from a media source about an organization in which there is a perceived injustice or inequity. With these thoughts in mind: By Day 4 Post by Day 4 a brief summary of the inequitable or unjust treatment described in the article you selected. Describe two recommendations to address the treatment and explain why each may be effective based on equity and justice theories. Be specific and support your response with references to the Learning Resources and current literature. Be sure to support your postings and responses with specific references to the Learning Resources. Resources: Cropanzano, R., Bowen, D. E., & Gilliland, S. W. (2007). The management of organizational justice. Academy of Management Perspectives, 21(4), 3448. Retrieved from the Walden Library databases. Ambrose, M. L., & Schminke, M. (2009). The role of overall justice judgments in organizational justice research: A test of mediation. Journal of Applied Psychology, 94(2), 491500. Retrieved from the Walden Library databases. Somers, M. (2009). The sounds of silence: A perspective on applied research on organizational justice. Industrial and Organizational Psychology, 2(2), 215216. Industrial and Organizational Psychology by Somers, M. Copyright 2009 by Cambridge University Press-Journals. Reprinted by permission of Cambridge University Press-Journals via the Copyright Clearance Center.