The Impacts of Ethical Leadership on the Employee Psychological Wellbeing: The Mediating Role of Interactional Justice

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İzmir iktisat dergisi, vol.34, no.3, pp.399-411, 2019 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 34 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2019
  • Doi Number: 10.24988/ije.2019343854
  • Journal Name: İzmir iktisat dergisi
  • Journal Indexes: TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.399-411
  • Istanbul Medipol University Affiliated: No


This study examines the connection among ethical leadership, organizational justice, psychological well-being, as well asperformance of employees. The research was conducted with 290 participants working in the companies listed in the ISO500 list.The results indicate that ethical leadership has a direct and positive relation to both interactional justice andemployee well-being. It is also shown that that interactional justice act as a mediator for the relationship between ethicalleadership and employee well-being,and also ethical leadership and performance. The article concludes with an analysis ofthe theoretical and practical implications associated to the findings and recommendations of further research.