Exploring the Effect of Leader Member Exchange (LMX) Level on Employees Psychological Contract Perceptions

International Journal of Organizational Leadership 7(2018) 120-128

9 Pages Posted: 12 Mar 2019

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Atılhan Naktiyok

affiliation not provided to SSRN

Mehmet Emirhan Kula

Erzurum Technical University - Department of Business

Date Written: June 3, 2018

Abstract

Leader member exchange (LMX) theory emphasizes that leaders establish different associations with each one of their followers through a system of exchanges and a psychological contract is an employee's beliefs regarding the mutual obligations between the employee and an employer. Within this study the impact of subordinates’ leader member exchange level on perceived psychological contract violation has been identified at first and it has been found that subordinates’ leader member exchange level negatively effect on perceived psychological contract violation. Also it is seen when the demographic variables are taken into account that there are significant relations between education level, type of employment and age categories.

Keywords: Leader Member Exchange, Psychological Contracts, Perceived Psychological Contract Violation

Suggested Citation

Naktiyok, Atılhan and Emirhan Kula, Mehmet, Exploring the Effect of Leader Member Exchange (LMX) Level on Employees Psychological Contract Perceptions (June 3, 2018). International Journal of Organizational Leadership 7(2018) 120-128 , Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3337565

Atılhan Naktiyok (Contact Author)

affiliation not provided to SSRN

Mehmet Emirhan Kula

Erzurum Technical University - Department of Business ( email )

Erzurum
Turkey

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