Management Café #5 The Psychological Contract

Every time we enter a new job, we create an unofficial contract in our heads. This is influenced by our past experiences and the bits of information we've picked up along the way before our first day.

Making the transition to virtual in a team, might involve breaking this perceived contract, so it's important to be aware of the expectations that team members might have and how to reduce the negative consequences of this contract being breached.

In this episode of the Management Café poddcast, Pilar explains what the psychological contract is, how its formed and why you should be aware of its existence.