Psychological Contracts

Abstract
Social contract theory has been criticized as a “theory in search of application.” We argue that incorporating the nano- or individual level of analysis into social contract inquiry will yield more descriptive theory. We draw upon the psychological contract perspective to address two critiques of social contract theory: its rigid macro orientation and inattention to the process of contract formation. We demonstrate how a psychological contract approach offers practical insight into the impact of social contracting on day-today human interaction
Keywords Business and Professional Ethics  Conference Proceedings  Social Science
Categories (categorize this paper)
ISBN(s) 2155-2568  
DOI 2005168
Options
 Save to my reading list
Follow the author(s)
Edit this record
My bibliography
Export citation
Find it on Scholar
Mark as duplicate
Request removal from index
Revision history
Download options
Our Archive


Upload a copy of this paper     Check publisher's policy     Papers currently archived: 30,727
External links

Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
Through your library
References found in this work BETA

No references found.

Add more references

Citations of this work BETA

No citations found.

Add more citations

Similar books and articles
Social Contracts and Corporations: A Reply to Hodapp. [REVIEW]Thomas Donaldson - 1990 - Journal of Business Ethics 9 (2):133 - 137.
Animals and the Social Contract.Kimberly K. Smith - 2008 - Environmental Ethics 30 (2):195-207.
Consensus, Contracts, and Committees.Jonathan D. Moreno - 1991 - Journal of Medicine and Philosophy 16 (4):393-408.
Can There Be a Social Contract with Business?Paul F. Hodapp - 1990 - Journal of Business Ethics 9 (2):127 - 131.
Comment on Munoz-Dardé's'liberty's Chains'.Niko Kolodny - 2009 - Aristotelian Society Supplementary Volume 83 (1):197-212.
Indigeneity and the Settler Contract Today.R. Nichols - 2013 - Philosophy and Social Criticism 39 (2):165-186.
Added to PP index
2012-03-18

Total downloads
9 ( #475,337 of 2,197,331 )

Recent downloads (6 months)
1 ( #299,047 of 2,197,331 )

How can I increase my downloads?

Monthly downloads
My notes
Sign in to use this feature