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Ph.D. student of Governmental Management, School of Management, Islamic Azad University, Birjand, Iran
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Background: Perceived organizational justice refers to the staffs' feelings and perceptions concerning the justice and equity in behaviors and working relations. The aim of this study was to investigate the relation between perceived organizational justice and job satisfaction.

Methods: This descriptive analytical study was conducted in 2015 in Birjand University of Medical Sciences. The population included all the staff of Birjand University of Medical Sciences. A total of 205 individuals were selected using stratified random sampling method. To collect the data, Niehoff and Moorman’s Organizational Justice Questionnaire (1993) and Kendall Smith Job Satisfaction (1969) were used. The collected data were analyzed in SPSS 16 using Pearson correlation test.

Results: In this study, 83 people (40.5 %) were male and 122 of them (59.5 %) were female. The results showed that organizational justice and its dimensions (distributive, procedural, and interactive justice) were significantly correlated with job satisfaction (p < 0.05).

Conclusion: According to the results, considering perceived organizational justice by academic leaders can lead to improve employees' job satisfaction.

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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2017/04/22 | Accepted: 2017/04/22 | Published: 2017/04/22