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Job Security

  • By: Andrew Fullerton
  • In: Sociology of Work: An Encyclopedia
  • Edited by: Vicki Smith
  • Subject:Organizational Psychology, Sociology of Work (general), Organizational Theory

Job security is based on an implicit (or explicit) contract between an employer and an employee for long-term employment. It is one of the core characteristics of the traditional full-time job, but scholars note that the level of job security has ...

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