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The Interactive Effects of Psychological Contract Breach and Organizational Politics on Perceived Organizational Support: Evidence from Two Longitudinal Studies

Kiewitz, Christian; Restubog, Simon; Zagenczyk, Thomas J.; Hochwarter, Wayne


We explore the effects of the social context on the relationship between psychological contract breach (PCB) and perceived organizational support (POS) in two studies. We build on the premise that psychological contract breach (i.e. the organization's failure to fulfil the obligations employees believe they are owed) signals to employees that they are not cared for and valued by the organization (i.e. reduces POS). In support, a longitudinal study of 310 employees shows that PCB at Time 1...[Show more]

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Date published: 2009
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Management Studies
DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-6486.2008.00816.x


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