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Psychological Contracts in Organizations
Understanding Written and Unwritten Agreements


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Business & Management

May 1995 | 264 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
The organizational, social and psychological meanings of contracts, both written and unwritten, are the focus of this volume. The author addresses a number of important topics including contract making, interpretation of contracts, contract violations, strategies for changing contracts and contracts evolving from circumstances relevant to the 1990s. In addition, a thought-provoking discussion of how contracts are linked to an organization's strategy and its human resource practices is included. The book concludes with an assessment of societal trends that point to large scale changes in future employment contracts.
 
Introduction
 
Contracting
A Modern Dilemma

 
 
Contract Making
 
The Contract Makers
 
Contemporary Contracts
 
Violating the Contract
 
Changing the Contract
 
Business Strategy and Contracts
 
Trends in the New Social Contract

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Denise M. Rousseau

Professor Denise Rousseau studies the changing psychological contract in employment, human resource strategies, and the effects of organizational culture on performance. Her books include: Psychological Contracts in Employment (Sage, with Rene Schalk); Relational Wealth: The Advantage of Stability in a Changing Economy (Oxford, with Carrie Leana); Psychological Contracts in Organizations (Sage); Boundaryless Careers: Work, Mobility, and Learning in the New Organizational Era (Oxford, with M. Arthur); Developing an Interdisciplinary Science of Organizations (Jossey-Bass, with K. Roberts and C. Hulin); and Trends in Organizational Behavior ... More About Author

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