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Case Study Two: The Development of the Psychological Contract

Scott Walker   had   graduated   six   weeks   ago   and   his   concerted   efforts   to   ensure   he   wasn’t   one   of   those graduates left on the shelf at the end of the summer had paid off. He had attended every careers fair and every   employer   presentation   that   had   been   held   at   his   university,   made   a   nuisance   of   himself   at   the careers   centre,   read   every   corporate   website   and   all   the   promotional   material   he   could   and   applied   for innumerable   graduate   development   programmes.   After   having   conducted   several   telephone   interviews and attending four assessment centers, Scott had chosen to accept the offer from Montague Co. over the two   other   jobs   he   had   been   offered.   Not   only   did   Scott   want   and   need   a   job,   he   wanted   the   right   job. Montague Co. was a relatively small, recently-established subsidiary of a larger US corporation seeking to gain a foothold in the UK consultancy market and already had a handful of important clients, mainly the subsidiaries of other US multinationals courtesy of its parent company, since it was established two years ago. In each year since it had grown and having taken on graduates on an ad hoc basis previously, Scott was to be among its first cohort of graduates on its graduate development programme.  
The main reason that Scott had chosen Montague was that he considered the firm to represent the best
match between himself, the type of work he wanted to be doing, the type of company he wanted to work for   and   the   type   of   career   he   wanted   to   establish.   Montague’s   website   and   its   recruitment material   had made   great   play   of   how   dynamic,   innovative   and   ambitious   the   firm   was   and,   particularly   important   to Scott,   the   fact   that   it   considered   itself   to   be   both   an   ‘employee-focused   employer’   and   a   ‘socially-responsible’   company   in   how   it conducted   its   own   business,   the   advice it...

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