Psychological Contracts in Organizations: Understanding Written and Unwritten Agreements / Edition 1

Psychological Contracts in Organizations: Understanding Written and Unwritten Agreements / Edition 1

by Denise M. Rousseau
     
 

ISBN-10: 0803971052

ISBN-13: 9780803971059

Pub. Date: 05/18/1995

Publisher: SAGE Publications

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

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Overview

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780803971059
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
05/18/1995
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
260
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.59(d)

Table of Contents

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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