Relational Psychological Contract and Employees Performance

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Ismaila Yusuf (PhD)
Ibrahim Buari

Abstract

The need to enhance productivity has necessitated the need to understand factors affecting employee performance beyond the written contractual agreement in modern managerial practice. This study examines the effect of relational psychological contracts on employee task accomplishment in public service in Kwara State. Social Exchange theory was utilized for the theoretical explanation of this study. The study adopted a survey method, while questionnaire was utilized to elicit primary data from the respondents. 208 samples were drawn from 436 population of Kwara State water corporations using probability sampling. The study found that relational psychological contract has a positive effect on employee task accomplishment with an R20.542. the study, therefore recommends that organizations should take cognizance of the effect of relational psychological contract and device mechanism to mitigate its effects on employee task accomplishment.

Keywords: Psychological Contract, Employee, Relation, Task Accomplishment

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Relational Psychological Contract and Employees Performance. (2024). African Journal of Management and Business Research, 14(1), 1-9. https://doi.org/10.62154/71qgms75
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Ismaila Yusuf (PhD), Kwara State University, Malete - Nigeria.

Department of Business & Entrepreneurship,

Kwara State University, Malete - Nigeria.

Ibrahim Buari, Kwara State University, Malete - Nigeria.

Department of Business & Entrepreneurship,

Kwara State University, Malete - Nigeria.