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The Effects of Employers' Breach of Safety Obligation and Violation of Psychological Contract on the Workers' Safety Behaviors and Turnover Intention
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The Effects of Employers' Breach of Safety Obligation and Violation of Psychological Contract on the Workers' Safety Behaviors and Turnover Intention
Hwang, Kyongin; Moon, Kwangsu; Oh, Shezeen;
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 Abstract
This study examined the effects of employers' breach of safety obligation and violation of psychological contract on the workers' safety behaviors and turnover intention. Especially, this study examined a mediating effect of violation of psychological contract on the relationship between employer's breach of safety obligation and workers' safety behavior and turnover. 198 workers were asked to respond to the questionnaires that measured various demographic variables, employers' breach of safety obligation, violation of psychological contract, safety behavior, turnover intention. A hierarchical regression was conducted to identify variables that had significant relationships between employers' breach of safety obligation and employees' safety behavior and turnover intention, and to examine the mediating effect of violation of psychological contract. Results indicated that the employers' breach of safety obligation significantly predicted both workers' safety behaviors and turnover intention. It was also found that the violation of psychological contract was a significant predictor for both workers' safety behavior and turnover intention. In addition, violation of psychological contract was found as mediating effect on the relationship between employers' breach of safety obligation and workers' safety behavior and turnover intention. Based on these results, the implications of this study and suggestions for future research were discussed.
 Keywords
psychological contract;violation of psychological contract;safety behavior;turnover intention;breach of safety obligation;
 Language
Korean
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