International Journal of Economics and Business Administration
Articles Information
International Journal of Economics and Business Administration, Vol.5, No.2, Jun. 2019, Pub. Date: Apr. 26, 2019
Consequences of Psychological Contract Breach on Employee Outcomes in an Emerging Economy: Evidence from Banking Sector of Pakistan
Pages: 68-74 Views: 484 Downloads: 149
Authors
[01] Tehmeena Shafqat, Department of Research, Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad, Pakistan.
[02] Muhammad Sajid Saeed, Department of Research, Glasgow Caledonian University, Glasgow, UK.
Abstract
The management of psychological contract is not an easy task for the organisations. Many firms find it difficult to meet all of its organisational promises and obligations toward their employees. Effectively monitoring and managing the psychological contract became a challenge for the business organisations. The present study is focused on investigating the effects of psychological contract breach on employee workplace outcomes including employee engagement, organisational citizenship behaviour and organisational commitment. The primary data collection approach was applied for this study and banking sector was selected for survey purposes. The statistical software SPSS was used to analyse the data. Correlation analysis and regression analysis was applied to examine the extent of association between psychological contract breach and employee outcomes. The findings of this study conclude that psychological contract breach negatively influence employee workplace outcomes including employee engagement, organisational citizenship behaviour and organisational commitment. Therefore, it is recommended that the clear understanding of concept of psychological contract breach and its consequences on employee outcomes and organisational success within businesses would help the organisations to prepare themselves to tackle with the contract breaches and manage its aftermath in a better way.
Keywords
Psychological Contract Breach, Employee Engagement, Organisational Citizenship Behaviour, Organisational Commitment
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