Effect of Employees Commitment and Distributive Justice to the Reward of Management Practices in Some Selected Organizations in South East Nigeria

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Ugochukwu Paul Orajaka


The study focused on understanding the influence of employee commitment and distributive justice to the reward of Management practices and its performance in some selected organizations in south East Nigeria. The data was collected using research questionnaires. Research design was adopted for this study. The sample sizes of 365 persons were used for the analyses. The application of correlation tools and mean likert was employed to evaluate the significant relationship and coefficient of determination of the variables. However, the tools show that there is a strong positive relationship association between the employee commitment and distributive justice in public university. The analysis also shows that there is a strong positive significant relationship in the system. The results also shows that the hypothesis will be accepted which says that there’s a strong and positive relationship with employee commitment and distribution of justice to reward of management in South East Nigeria.

Management, organization, employees, distributive analysis, justice, reward.

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Orajaka, U. P. (2021). Effect of Employees Commitment and Distributive Justice to the Reward of Management Practices in Some Selected Organizations in South East Nigeria. South Asian Journal of Social Studies and Economics, 9(4), 10-18. https://doi.org/10.9734/sajsse/2021/v9i430247
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