Recognizing that leader fairness is an important concern to employees, leadership research is increasingly engaging with insights from the study of organizational justice. This special issue provides a state of the art selection of research in the emerging field of leadership and fairness. This introductory article provides a brief outline of this emerging field of research and introduces the studies brought together in the special issue. We also identify key themes for future research in leadership and fairness - first and foremost the need for fuller integration of theories of leadership and theories of organizational justice.

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doi.org/10.1080/13594320801912137, hdl.handle.net/1765/14483
ERIM Article Series (EAS)
European Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology
Erasmus Research Institute of Management

van Knippenberg, D.L, & de Cremer, D. (2008). Leadership and fairness: Taking stock and looking ahead. European Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology, 17(2), 173–179. doi:10.1080/13594320801912137