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When employees behave badly: The roles of contract importance and workplace familism in predicting negative reactions to psychological contract breach

Restubog, Simon; Zagenczyk, Thomas J.; Bordia, Prashant; Tang, Robert L.

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In this paper, we examine the influence of contract importance, feelings of violation, and workplace familism on the relationship between psychological contract breach and organizational deviance. Results from a study of 168 supervisor-employee dyads in a pharmaceutical organization suggest that (a) feelings of violation mediated the relationship between perceived breach and supervisor-rated organizational deviance; (b) relational and transactional contract importance influenced the...[Show more]

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Date published: 2013
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/73900
Source: Journal of Applied Social Psychology
DOI: 10.1111/j.1559-1816.2013.01046.x

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