Impact of Psychological Contract on Job Behavior of Non- Executive Employees in Selected Government Organizations in Sri Lanka


  • WMCN Wijesooriya Department of Human Resource Management University of Sri Jayewardenepura
  • GDN Dr. Perera Senior Lecturer, Department of Human Resource Management, University of Sri Jayewardenepura


This study discusses the impact of psychological contract on job behavior of non -Executive employees in selected government sector organizations in Sri Lanka. The main objective of this study is to find out whether there is a relationshipbetween psychological contract and job behavior.  Hence, the research problem of this study is “how psychological contract impact on job behavior of non-executive employees in selected government sector organizations in Sri Lanka?’ The data in this regard  were collected from  a randomly selected sample of 100 non-executive employees of selected government sector organizations and, for the purpose,astructured questionnaireconsisting of 46 questions/statements with 5 point Likert scale was used  The data analysis was carried out under the univariate and bivariate analysers. There is a strong positive relationship among the all independent variables and job behavior of the non-executives in the government sector organizations in Sri Lanka. It is concluded that there was a strong positive relationship between the two variables: the psychological contract and the job behavior. It was recommended that there should be awareness in the management of the relationship between two variables and various programs that are used to enhance and sustain the favorable level of psychological contract of non-executive employees.

Keywords: Executive Employees, Job Behavior, Psychological Contract