Effect of Human Resource Practices on Organizational Commitment in Pakistani Universities

Muhammad Adnan Sial, Syed Mukhtar Ahmed Jilani, Rabia Imran, Arshad Zaheer

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Pakistan is a developing country, which has a dire need of providing best possible educational facilities to the university students. In today’s technologically advanced world highly educated and technical human resource is required to operate and manage developmental tools/infrastructure. Supply of such human resources to various sectors of a country is possible only through universities having high educational standard and faculty members with strong organizational commitment. The purpose of this research is to probe into the effects of HRM practices namely promotion, performance evaluation and compensation on organizational commitment of faculty members of Universities in Pakistan. 206 teachers of various Pakistani universities were selected randomly, irrespective of gender, race and designation and dispensed with a questionnaire. The results show that organizational commitment is strongly, positively influenced by compensation practices adopted by the universities. However performance evaluation and promotion practices were found to have no significant relationship with Organizational commitment.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)793-798
Number of pages6
JournalWorld Applied Sciences Journal
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jun 2011
Externally publishedYes

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