The psychological contract refers to the unwritten mutual expectations 

The psychological contract refers to the unwritten mutual expectations in the employee – employer relationship. A breach in the psychological contract might have ramifications for organizations, as it might alter employees’ attitudes and behaviors, thus risking organizational sustainability! Discuss the statement by referring to the theory of the psychological contract, and its application in organizations.

The psychological contract refers to the unwritten mutual expectations

Group Project 1
The psychological contract refers to the unwritten mutual expectations in the employee – employer relationship.

A breach in the psychological contract might have ramifications for organizations, as it might alter employees’ attitudes and behaviors, thus risking organizational sustainability!

Discuss the statement by referring to the theory of the psychological contract, and its application in organizations.

Writing the assignment
Please use the recommended academic resources, books and journal articles, which are provided on the syllabus! You can also use key words to identify journal articles or any other valid and reliable sources on the internet and the e-library. A valid and reliable source has a journal name, a volume, and an issue number. Wikipedia and Essays.uk, or any other non-reliable website or printed material is not allowed! If not sure about a source, please send it to me to verify it as of its relevance and validity!
Please refer also to the textbook for information!
Structure
Title Page
Title of group project, author (your name), name of instructor (my name), date. Please use the university’s formal template!

Executive Summary

A coherent summary of the whole group project! It should provide the reader with a clear understanding of the assignment without having to look at any other part of the assignment!

Introduction
First paragraph: use literature review to support your arguments!
Second paragraph: explain the way you are going to discuss the topic!
Main Body

Style:
Firstly, please use headings and subheadings to avoid using the heading ‘main body’. The headings and subheadings should describe the content discussed under it!

Secondly, use academic sources to elucidate your arguments!

Lastly, compare and contrast sources, and provide your own account on this!

Content:

The following areas need to be covered:
Firstly, start by providing definitions regarding the psychological contract and its importance for employment relations.
Secondly, employees’ expectations.

Thirdly, employers’ expectations

Lastly, implications of violating the psychological contract for employees and employer/organizations.

Conclusion
·         First paragraph: a summary of what has been discussed!
·         Second paragraph: your own conclusion based on what you have discussed in the assignment!
References
·         Please use APA Referencing Style!

Editing
·         Ensure you edit the assignment for any spelling and grammatical mistakes! Please use ‘Times New Roman’, ‘size 12 font’ and ‘1.5 spaced’!
·         Submit it on the ‘Turnit in’ on the 21st of October.
·         Late submissions are penalized. Please see syllabus for details!
Grading
Finally, the fulfillment of the above criteria will determine the final grade

Additional information
Firstly, total words exclusive of references: 4500

Secondly, Please cite all sources throughout the assignment!

Thirdly, In order to avoid plagiarism, please paraphrase all information used. In case, that you want to use an actual quote make sure you insert inverted commas, and provide the page number along with the name of the source and the date.

Finally, at least twelve references should be used to write the report!

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