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Published: 17 November 2005

240 Pages | Numerous tables and figures


ISBN: 9780199280650

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Understanding Psychological Contracts at Work

A Critical Evaluation of Theory and Research

Neil Conway and Rob B. Briner

  • First book to provide a comprehensive and critical overview of what is now the major way of trying to understand the employment relationship - the concept of the psychological contract
  • Examines issues such as how can we understand the relationship between employer and employee and what happens when they go wrong
  • Examines the practicalities of using the psychological contract to manage people
  • Tackles theoretical and methodological issues

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