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Polarization of perceived Procedural Justice.
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PMID:  16671595     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
This study examined polarization of perceptions of Procedural Justice. Two polarization mechanisms are examined, Persuasive Arguments and Social Comparisons. Participants were students enrolled in a first-year introductory business class. There were 216 participants in the Persuasive Arguments study, 429 in the Social Comparisons study. The average age of all participants was 22.3 yr. (SD = 2.1); 56% were women. Fields of study represented were business, engineering, information technology, and sports. Analysis showed under conditions of low Procedural Justice, polarization effects were only found with the Persuasive Arguments mechanism. Under conditions of high Procedural Justice, polarization effects were only found with Social Comparisons. Implications for group polarization and Procedural Justice theories are considered.
Douglas H Flint; Pablo Hernandez-Marrero; Martin Wielemaker
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Perceptual and motor skills     Volume:  102     ISSN:  0031-5125     ISO Abbreviation:  Percept Mot Skills     Publication Date:  2006 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2006-05-04     Completed Date:  2006-08-16     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0401131     Medline TA:  Percept Mot Skills     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  35-50     Citation Subset:  IM    
Faculty of Administration, University of New Brunswick, P.O. Box 4400, Fredericton, NB E3B 5A3.
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MeSH Terms
Ethics, Institutional
Interpersonal Relations*
Persuasive Communication
Pilot Projects
Psychological Theory*
Psychology / statistics & numerical data
Reproducibility of Results
Social Justice*

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