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The relationship between workers and firms are changing worldwide. Nowhere is this more evident than in the psychological contracts of employment. This book combines the cross-national perspectives of organizational scholars from thirteen countries to examine how societies differ in the nature of psychological contracts in employment and how global business initiatives are bridging these differences. The contributors include social scientists with deep knowledge of the particular societies they describe, and whose personal scholarship involves psychological contract phenomena locally as well as abroad. Readers of Denise Rousseau's award winning book, Psychological Contract in Organizations (Sage 1995) will welcome the extension of this ground-breaking work into the global arena.
Chapter 7: Psychological Contracts in Israel
Psychological Contracts in Israel
People are the image of their homeland's landscape.
Human beings are close to themselves [see their own good first].
The unasked question posed to the writers of each chapter can be phrased as “Are there unique characteristics of psychological work contracts in your country?” The attempt to answer this question in this chapter is not straightforward. Like any other nation, Israel has many unique features, but at the same time, it shares many traits with other nations and cultures. The Israelis, as individuals, also share various traits with each other and with people around the world, but like any other individuals, all of them are “universes in their own right” and have their own peculiarities that render them ...