A Study of Resistance to Change by Organizational Politics and Fairness in The Split-offs Firms

분할 기업에서 조직정치지각과 공정성에 따른 변화저항 연구

  • Kim, Sung Gun (Minerva College, Hankuk University of Foreign Studies) ;
  • Jung, Byoungho (Dept. of Management Information Systems, Hankuk University of Foreign Studies) ;
  • Kim, Joongwha (College of Business Administration, Hankuk University of Foreign Studies)
  • 김성건 (한국외국어대학교 미네르바교양대학) ;
  • 정병호 (한국외국어대학교 경영정보학과) ;
  • 김중화 (한국외국어대학교 경영대학)
  • Received : 2018.02.12
  • Accepted : 2018.04.20
  • Published : 2018.04.28


The organizational politics strengthened resistance to change. This study explores how the organizational political perception and fairness in split firms affect resistance to change. The analysis showed that the boss's and colleague's politics is minimized by its distributional fairness and procedural fairness. The organizational politics strengthened resistance to change. Additionally, mediating effects of fairness were analyzed. As a result, it was revealed that the perception of organized politics by bosses and that colleagues' perception of organizational politics affected resistance to change based on distributional fairness. However, it was shown that procedural fairness had no mediating roles between organizational politics and change resistance. There is a need to pay keen attention to distributional fairness to minimize the resistance to changes of organizational members at the split. If distributional fairness is not secure, Members will be a political behavior.


Split firms;Organizational politics;distributional fairness;procedural fairness;Resistance to change


Supported by : Hankuk University of Foreign Studies


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