The purpose of this study is to investigate the effects of job insecurity on employees' exhaustion by considering the role of mediating breach of psychological contract. The statistical population of this study consists of 348 managers and employees of the Mellat  Insurance Company in Tehran, of which 183 were selected as sample size. Data were collected through standard questionnaires and simple random sampling method and analyzed by structural equation modeling by using spss22 and smartpls3 software. The validity of the research questions was confirmed by using convergent and divergent validity and reliability of the questions by factor loading, Cronbach's alpha and composite reliability. Our findings indicate that the violation of the psychological contract as a mediator variable has a significant effect on the variables of job insecurity and employee exhaustion. Also, the violation of the psychological contract as an intermediary variable, has a relative role between job insecurity and employee exhaustion.


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