Enhancing Employee Wellbeing: The Roles of Psychosocial Safety Climate and Psychological Contract

Authors

  • Eva Salmee Mohd Salleh Putra Business School, Universiti Putra Malaysia, 43400 Serdang, Selangor, Malaysia
  • Siti Rohaida Mohamed Zainal School of Management, Universiti Sains Malaysia, 11800 USM, Penang, Malaysia
  • Zuraina Dato Mansor Faculty of Economics and Management, Universiti Putra Malaysia, 43400 Serdang, Selangor, Malaysia

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.21834/ebpj.v5iSI3.2527

Abstract

A thriving business requires thriving employees – a simple formula for a successful business. The equation of works leads to the wellbeing of the employee has raised a big question mark among the behaviourists as more researches conclude differently. This study examines the relationship of psychosocial safety climate, psychological Contract on wellbeing through a positive employment relationship. With a total of 235 employees for the public, semi-government and private sector business/organisation in Selangor. The findings reveal that enhancing the psychological contract can improve employee wellbeing. Moreover, a positive employment relationship is found to play an important role in flourishing employee wellbeing.

Keywords: Psychosocial Safety Climate; Psychological Contract;  Positive Employment Relationship;  Wellbeing

eISSN: 2398-4287 © 2020. The Authors. Published for AMER ABRA cE-Bs by e-International Publishing House, Ltd., UK. This is an open access article under the CC BYNC-ND license (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/). Peer–review under responsibility of AMER (Association of Malaysian Environment-Behaviour Researchers), ABRA (Association of Behavioural Researchers on Asians) and cE-Bs (Centre for Environment-Behaviour Studies), Faculty of Architecture, Planning & Surveying, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia.

DOI: https://doi.org/10.21834/ebpj.v5iSI3.2527

Published

2020-12-28

How to Cite

Mohd Salleh, E. S. ., Mohamed Zainal , S. R. ., & Dato Mansor , Z. . (2020). Enhancing Employee Wellbeing: The Roles of Psychosocial Safety Climate and Psychological Contract . Environment-Behaviour Proceedings Journal, 5(SI3), 11-17. https://doi.org/10.21834/ebpj.v5iSI3.2527