The Influence of the University Teachers’ Psychological Contract on Knowledge Sharing

  • Li Xiaojun
  • Zhou Zongkui
  • Zhang Yumei
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 99)


201 college teachers to study in Hubei Province, the use of the psycological contract, knowledge integration, cooperation, the three dimensional structure of satisfaction questionnaires as a research tool. Investigated the psychological contract and knowledge sharing relationship. The results show: the different dimensions of psychological contracts: relational contracts, balancing contracts and transactions the performance of knowledge-sharing contract on the different effects of relational contract in which knowledge sharing contract with the balance a significant role in promoting. The former is stronger than the latter, but the trading performance of knowledge-sharing contract for a significant negative impact. Results consistent with the initial assumption, for the psychological contract between the impact and knowledge sharing to provide theoretical foundation and empirical evidence.


Psychological Contract Knowledge-sharing influence 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Li Xiaojun
    • 1
  • Zhou Zongkui
    • 1
  • Zhang Yumei
    • 1
  1. 1.Psychology CollegeCentral China Norm UniversityWuhanThe People’s Republic of China

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