Perceived Organizational Injustice, Job Satisfaction, Organizational Commitment, and Turnover Intention: A Study of MNCs in Malaysia

  • Daisy Mui Hung Kee Universiti Sains Malaysia, Penang, Malaysia
  • Kuok Shiong Chung Broadcom Inc, Penang, Malaysia
Keywords: Organizational Injustice, Organizational Commitment, Job Satisfaction, Turnover Intention, Gender, MNCs, Malaysia


The paper intends to examine the relationship between perceived organizational injustice, organizational commitment, and turnover intention. Besides, the paper investigates the mediating role of job satisfaction on the relationship between organizational injustice, organizational commitment, and turnover intention. The presence of gender as a moderating role is also tested. Testing hypotheses on 203 MNCs employees, the paper finds that distributive and interactional injustice are associated with organizational commitment, job satisfaction, and higher turnover intention. Procedural injustice has a direct negative influence on job satisfaction. Job satisfaction has a mediating effect on the relationship between organizational injustice, organizational commitment, and turnover intention. Gender is found to have a moderating effect on the relationship between organizational injustice and turnover intention. This study's findings serve as guidelines to help managers better understand organizational behaviors, specifically on how to minimize employee turnover, improve job satisfaction and organizational commitment, and make better decisions in managing the perception of distributive and interactional injustice when dealing with their employees.


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How to Cite
Daisy Mui Hung Kee, & Kuok Shiong Chung. (2021). Perceived Organizational Injustice, Job Satisfaction, Organizational Commitment, and Turnover Intention: A Study of MNCs in Malaysia. International Journal of Business and Society, 22(2), 1047-1065.