Human Resource Practices and Employee Performance: Mediating Role of Work Engagement and Training Sessions
Keywords:HR practices, Work Engagement, Training Sessions, Human Capital, employee performance
The current study is an empirical evaluation of Human Resource (HR) practices on employee Performance within Pakistani organisations via the mediating role of work engagement and training sessions as they are conducted to enhance their performance in line with human capital theory. For the research, data was collected from 259 employees and HR managers from Pakistan manufacturing and service sector through self administered questionnaires. Moreover, two statistical software, SPSS and AMOS, have been employed for data analysis. The results have depicted a positive association between HR practices and the performance of employees. In addition, the study has revealed that work engagement and training sessions significantly mediate HR practices and employee performance. The study also emphasises manager development and gives credence to the implementation of HR practices which boost employee working passion. Consequently, these practices prove the instrumentality of training sessions in organisations. Employee productivity is improved through training sessions as well as work engagements. This research model is mainly the first to be studied within Pakistan with mediating role of training sessions and work engagements, keeping human capital theory at the centre.
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