The Impact Of Economic Factors On The Relationships Between Psychological Contract Breach And Job Behaviors: A Meta-Analysis

Jayaweera, A.T., Bal, Matthijs, Chudzikowski, K. and De Jong, S.B. (2020) The Impact Of Economic Factors On The Relationships Between Psychological Contract Breach And Job Behaviors: A Meta-Analysis. Employee Relations . ISSN 0142-5455

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Abstract

Purpose The purpose of this paper is to explore the macro-economic factors that may moderate the psychological contract breach and work outcome relationship.
Design/methodology/ approach This study conducted a meta-analysis based-on data from 95 studies.
Findings The study revealed that the inflation rate and the unemployment rate of a country moderated the association among employee psychological contract breach, job performance and turnover.
Research limitations/ implications
The availability of more detailed macro-economic data against the PCB and outcome relationship for other countries and studies examining the impact of micro-economic data for psychological contract breach and outcome relationship would provide a better understanding of the context.
Social implications
Employment policies to capture the impact of macro-economic circumstances as discussed.
Originality/value
The paper contributes to understanding the impact of macro-economic indicators on the relationships among psychological contract breach, job performance and turnover.

Keywords:psychological contract, psychological contract breach, job performance, turnover, inflation rate, unemployment rate, meta-analysis
Subjects:N Business and Administrative studies > N200 Management studies
Divisions:Lincoln International Business School
ID Code:42442
Deposited On:23 Sep 2020 11:12

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