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Employment Contracts, Psychological Contracts, and Employee Well-Being
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Employment Contracts, Psychological Contracts, and Employee Well-Being: An International Study

David E. Guest, Kerstin Isaksson, and Hans De Witte

Abstract

Temporary employment has become a focus of policy debate, theory, and research. This book addresses the relationship between temporary employment contracts and employee well-being. It does so within the analytic framework of the psychological contract, and advances theory and knowledge about the psychological contract by exploring it from a variety of perspectives. It also sets the psychological contract within the context of a range of other potential influences on work-related well-being including workload, job insecurity, employability, and organizational support. The book identifies the re ... More

Keywords: temporary emplyment, employee well-being, workload, job security, employability, organizational support, psychological contract

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2010 Print ISBN-13: 9780199542697
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2010 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199542697.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

David E. Guest, editor
Professor of Organizational Psychology and Human Resource Management, King's College, London
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Kerstin Isaksson, editor
Professor of Psychology, Mälardalen University, Västerås, Sweden
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Hans De Witte, editor
Professor, Department of Psychology of the K.U.Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
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