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Psychological contract breaches


Dr. Tamaro Green, DS

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2021-04-08 22:58:13 viewed: 205


Zacher and Rudolph (2021) explain the psychological contract as the perception of the obligation between an employee and employer.  Kudzanayi, Noreen, and Kudakwashe (2016) provide examples of psychological contract breaches as a failure of an employer to fulfill promises and unfair labour practices.  Zhou, Plaisent, Zheng, and Bernard (2014) explore organizational commitment, job satisfaction, and transactional and relational psychological contracts of knowledge workers.  Li and Dai (2015) explain formation and discrepancy in psychological breaches.  Zacher and Rudolph (2021) develop a theoretical framework on psychological contract breach and behavior focused on careers.  Zacher and Rudolph (2021) discuss limitations of social exchange and reciprocity theories in career focused behaviors of psychological contract breach.



Kudzanayi, G., Noreen, G. S., & Kudakwashe, S. (2016). Role of the psychological contract in employee retention for local authorities in Zimbabwe. Journal of Research in Business and Management, 4(8), 30-36.

Li, J., & Dai, L. (2015). A review of psychological contract. Psychology, 6, 1539-1544.

Zacher, H., & Rudolph, C. W. (2021). Relationships between psychological contract breach and employee well-being and career-related behavior: The role of occupational future time perspective. Journal of Organizational Behavior, 42(1), 84-99. doi:

Zhou, J., Plaisent, M., Zheng, L., & Bernard, P. (2014). Psychological contract, organizational commitment and work satisfaction: Survey of researchers in Chinese state-owned engineering research institutions. Open Journal of Social Sciences, 2, 217-225.




Dr. Tamaro Green is a computer science researcher and the founder of TJG Web Services.  TJG Web Services, LLC is a consulting firm in the field of information technology.  Dr. Green writes on topics of privacy, security, and ethics in information technology and computer science.

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