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The Evolving Psychological Contract


Hecker, R and Grimmer, MR, The Evolving Psychological Contract, Contemporary Issues in Human Resource Development: An Australian Perspective, Prentice Hall, Peter Holland & Helen De Cieri (ed), Malaysia, pp. 183-210. ISBN 0-7339-7157-1 (2006) [Research Book Chapter]

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The learning objectives for this chapter are:

1. To understand the concept of the contract and its relevance in today's workplace

2. To understand the theoretical issues involved in understanding the psychological contract

3. To be able to contrast traditional with new psychological contracts

4. To become familiar with psychological contract typologies

5. To understand the importance of managing psychological contracts for optimal employee and organisational performance

6. To be able to discuss the implications of psychological contracts for human resource development.

Item Details

Item Type:Research Book Chapter
Keywords:psychological contract, workplace, employee and organisational performance, human resource development
Research Division:Commerce, Management, Tourism and Services
Research Group:Human resources and industrial relations
Research Field:Human resources management
Objective Division:Economic Framework
Objective Group:Management and productivity
Objective Field:Management
UTAS Author:Hecker, R (Dr Rob Hecker)
UTAS Author:Grimmer, MR (Professor Martin Grimmer)
ID Code:41482
Year Published:2006
Deposited By:Management
Deposited On:2006-08-01
Last Modified:2012-11-14
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