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 AJIBM  Vol.6 No.8 , August 2016
How Psychological Contract Breach Influences Organizational Identification and Organizational Citizenship Behavior: The Mediating Role of Psychological Capital
Abstract: This study investigates how psychological contract influences employees’ extra-role contribution, such as organizational identification and organizational citizenship behavior. Specifically, it proposes the mediating role of psychological capital in the abovementioned relationships. A total of 283 employees in China completed the questionnaires. Results indicate that psychological capital partially mediates the relationship between psychological contract breach and organizational identification, and fully mediates the relationship between psychological contract breach and organizational citizenship behavior. In addition, organizational identification mediates the relationship between psychological capital and organizational citizenship behavior. Implications for future research of the current study are discussed.
Cite this paper: Yang, W. and Chao, L. (2016) How Psychological Contract Breach Influences Organizational Identification and Organizational Citizenship Behavior: The Mediating Role of Psychological Capital. American Journal of Industrial and Business Management, 6, 922-930. doi: 10.4236/ajibm.2016.68089.
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