Innovation and the psychological contract in the knowledge business

Thompson, Marc and Heron, Paul (2001) Innovation and the psychological contract in the knowledge business. Templeton College, Oxford. ISBN 978-1873955130

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Presents data interpreted from a survey of 429 people working in 6 companies in the IT, software, electronics and pharmaceutical sectors. The finding covered the following areas; what knowledge workers value most; the role of individual characteristics, the state of the psychological contract, factors shaping the contract, and its impact. The final section discusses the implications of the findings for managers.

Item Type: Book
Keywords: Knowledge workers; Employees; Recruiting; Innovation
Subject(s): Organisational behaviour
Strategy; Entrepreneurship & Global business
Centre: Faculty of Organisational Behaviour
Faculty of Strategy, Entrepreneurship and International Business
Date Deposited: 01 Feb 2012 19:44
Last Modified: 23 Oct 2015 14:07

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