publication . Doctoral thesis . 2009

An Examination of the Relational Aspects of Leadership Credibility, Psychological Contract Breach and Violation, and Interactional Justice

Johnson, Nicole Annette;
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  • Published: 26 Mar 2009
  • Publisher: Virginia Tech
  • Country: United States
Abstract
Especially during times of intense change, managers may negatively impact the quality of employee-manager relationships by breaching or violating psychological contract terms and exhibiting unfair treatment (i.e., interactional injustice) in the workplace. A psychological contract is conceptualized as an exmployee's perception or individualistic belief about the reciprocal and promissory nature of the employment relationship (Argyris, 1960; Levinson, Price, Munden, Mandl, & Solley, 1966; Rousseau, 1989, 1990, 1995; Schein, 1965, 1994). Misperceptions surrounding contractual changes and perceived misalignments between managers' words and deeds have contributed to...
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free text keywords: Interpersonal justice, Informational justice, psychological contract violation, Psychological contract breach, Leadership credibility
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