Restructuring and the psychological contract in the Australian banking industry

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Maguire, Heather and Littler, Craig R.. 1997. "Restructuring and the psychological contract in the Australian banking industry." Griggin, Gerry (ed.) 11th Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management Conference (ANZAM 1997). Melbourne, Australia 03 - 06 Dec 1997 Melbourne, Australia.
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Restructuring and the psychological contract in the Australian banking industry

Presentation TypePaper
AuthorsMaguire, Heather (Author) and Littler, Craig R. (Author)
EditorsGriggin, Gerry
Journal or Proceedings TitleProceedings of the 11th Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management Conference (ANZAM 1997)
Number of Pages12
Year1997
Place of PublicationMelbourne, Australia
ISBN0732614023
Conference/Event11th Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management Conference (ANZAM 1997)
Event Details
11th Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management Conference (ANZAM 1997)
Parent
Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management Conference
Delivery
In person
Event Date
03 to end of 06 Dec 1997
Event Location
Melbourne, Australia
Abstract

This paper examines the employment trends in the Australian banking industry and assesses the impact of restructuring. How have the organisational changes in the big four banks affected the psychological contract? Utilizing quantitative and qualitative data from a survey of 1500 managers in one large bank, it concludes that the traditional psychological contract is crumbling. However, it has not been replaced by a new human resource management strategy by the big four banks who remain uncertain how to proceed in the current environment.

Keywordspsychological contract; banking industry; human resource management
ANZSRC Field of Research 2020350204. Financial institutions (incl. banking)
520104. Industrial and organisational psychology (incl. human factors)
350503. Human resources management
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