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Effects of psychological contract breach on performance of IT employees: The mediating role of affective commitment

Restubog, Simon; Bordia, Prashant; Tang, Robert L.


In this study, we investigated the relationships between psychological contract breach, affective commitment, and two types of employee performance (i.e. civic virtue behaviour and in-role performance). It was predicted that an experience of contract breach can severely hurt the affective commitment of the employees and this, in turn, results in poor in-role performance and less civic virtue behaviours. Results revealed that affective commitment had differential mediating effects on the two...[Show more]

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Date published: 2006
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology
DOI: 10.1348/096317905X53183


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