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Antecedents Of Pro-environmental Behaviours At Work: The Moderating Influence Of Psychological Contract Breach

P. Paillé, Jorge Humberto Mejía-Morelos
Published 2014 · Psychology

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This study uses the tenets of social exchange theory to examine employee willingness to perform pro-environmental behaviours (PEBs) in a workplace setting. The first aim of the study was to examine the indirect effect of perceived organisational support on pro-environmental behaviours via job attitudes. The second objective was to clarify whether a psychological contract breach affects the relationships between perceived organisational support and job attitudes. Using a convenience sample (N = 449), we report that perceived organisational support has an indirect effect on PEBs through employee commitment to the organisation. Additionally, organisational support moderates the effect of a perceived breach on employee job satisfaction.
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