The Psychological Contract, Reward and Staff Retention
Covers the core idea's that have shaped how organisations think about motivation at a practical level. The module explores the complex psychological and sociological relationships between explicit reward and the unwritten reciprocal expectations between employees and organisations. Deeply connected to motivation, trust, behaviour and performance, these tricky issues must be understood and managed if people managers are to be effective at an operational level and be considered for strategic roles.
Understanding the nature of the psychological contract that exist in your workplace enables people managers to make sense of effects upon areas such as staff turnover, commitment, training practices, culture and ultimately consequences upon organisational performance and employee profiles.