Impact of Human Resource Management Practices on Teacher's Performance: A Mediating Role of Monitoring Practices

Research Article

The purpose of this paper is to measure the impact of HRM on teachers’ performance in the context of Pakistan. Impact of HRM practices on teacher's performance has been an under-researched area in Pakistan. For the human development of any society the major share of responsibility lies with the teachers of that society, so in this study, we had investigated how HR practices affect the teachers’ performance. We proposed a mediation model in which monitoring act as mediating mechanisms that transmits the positive effects of HR practices to teachers’ performance. Therefore teacher's performance is an issue that if addressed adequately, [...]

Determinants of consumer's behavioral intention for pirated music in Pakistan

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This research is conducted with the objective to identify the determinants of customer's purchase intention for pirated music in Pakistan. The research contains Fair Price, Perceived Harm and Ethics as an independent variable to analyze the impact on Purchase Intention which is a dependent variable. The sample size of this study is 350 respondents (including Graduate Students and lay man) who regularly buy pirated music CDs/DVDs in Karachi. Likert scale technique is used in this study. Data has been analyzed through the reliability statistical technique, factor analysis and linear regression analysis. The result indicates that Fair Price and Perceived Harm [...]

Impact of Rewards System on Teacher's Motivation: Evidence from the Private Schools of Karachi

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This study investigates the impact of five determinants of the rewards system on employee motivation in the context of private schools. A sample of 310 respondents is drawn from the private school teachers of Karachi. The rewards system was measured through five independent variables including salary offered, recognition, promotion, working content, and working conditions. By using exploratory factor and regression analyses, the results show that except salary offer, rests of the four variables have been found statistically significant to predict teacher's motivation. However, the recognition of efforts followed by working conditions have revealed the greatest impact on teacher's motivation. Thus, [...]

Job Satisfaction among the Primary Public and Private School Teachers of Karachi

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This research set out to explore the relationship between teacher job satisfaction and institutional undertakings within the context of schools located in Karachi Pakistan. 345 questionnaire were completed by teachers from both public as well as private schools. The data collected was analyzed through factor and regression analysis. The variables examined include working conditions, principle's leadership style, workload, collegial support, monetary rewards and career advancement and teacher autonomy. It was identified that all variables except for work load and autonomy were deems significantly as well as positively related to teacher's job satisfaction. [...]