Journal of Business and Psychology

, Volume 10, Issue 2, pp 197–206 | Cite as

Prosocial organizational behaviors: The roles of workplace justice, achievement striving, and pay satisfaction

  • Cynthia Lee


In this research, the roles of workplace justice, achievement striving behavior and pay satisfaction were used to predict prosocial behaviors. A total of 354 individuals from a consumer products company provided data for this research. Results suggest that achievement striving accounted for unique variance in in-role behavior. Perceived fairness in skill-based pay's certification process showed positive associations with extra-role and in-role behaviors. In support of previous research, pay satisfaction also provided unique contribution to both extra-role and in-role behaviors.


Positive Association Social Psychology Social Issue Prosocial Behavior Unique Variance 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Cynthia Lee
    • 1
  1. 1.College of BusinessNortheastern UniversityBoston

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