Buy this Article for $10.95

Have a coupon or promotional code? Enter it here:

When you buy this you'll get access to the ePub version, a downloadable PDF, and the ability to print the full article.


  1. Langster, Holly J. DNP, FNP-C, HCA, RN, CENP
  2. Cutrer, Shelby BS


Dynamics in the workplace are tumultuous. Downsizing within organizations is one strategy to adjust staffing to volumes. Survivor demoralization and loss of trust in the organization are the primary outcomes of organizational downsizing. These deep emotional responses to psychological contract breach/violation result in decreased organizational citizenship behavior, decreased organizational commitment, decreased productivity, and employees who desire to work elsewhere.