psychological contract

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The unwritten understandings and informal obligations between an employer and its employees regarding their mutual expectations of how each will perform their respective roles. Within a typical business, the psychological contract might include such things as the levels of employee commitment, job satisfaction and the quality of working conditions.

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At Gap International, it is common to see a psychological contract that must be adhered to for maintaining employee and customer relations around the office.
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We had a psychological contract and wanted to get the best of it by putting our egos aside and working toward a common goal.
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The psychological contract was high as the stakes were high, money and careers were at stake and this was not taken lightly.
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