Patrick Garcia is a Professor of Management and Organizational Behavior in the Department of Management at Macquarie University.
His research interests include workplace aggression and deviance, career self-efficacy across the lifespan, and psychological contracts of older workers.
Broken Promises at Work: This study examines the effects of perceptions of psychological contract breach on two wellbeing indicators of older workers: psychological distress and insomnia.
Ongoing research projects
- The consequences of ageism at work and HR discriminatory practices.
- The psychological contract orientations of older workers.
- The experience of psychological contract breach among older workers.
Publications pertaining to work and ageing
Garcia, P.R.J.M., Milkovits, M., & Bordia, P. (2014). The impact of work-family conflict on late-career workers’ intentions to continue paid employment: A social cognitive career theory approach. Journal of Career Assessment, 22, 682-699.