Human Resource Practices and Organizational Performance in Pakistan: An Empirical Study on Pharmaceutical Industries

muhammad ahtisham-ul-haq, Muhammad Ilyas, Kashir Mahmood


This research study intended to examine the relationship between HR practices and organizational performance of pharmaceutical industries of Pakistan. For this research, primary data were collected from 200 respondents from pharmaceutical industries of Pakistan using structure questionnaire sent to employees of different departments having different job status, asked the questions about training, payroll for performance, participation in decision making, organization commitment and organizational performance. The correlation and regression analysis is used in this paper to measure the impact of HR practices on organizational performance. The correlation results shows significant relationship between the HR practices and organizational performance and Regression results shows that independent variables significantly affect the dependent variable. It is found that human resource practices enhance the pharmaceutical industries of Pakistan. I also found, by increasing the practices of training, payroll performance, participation in decision making and organization commitment raised the organizational performance.  In order to ensure the organizational performance, the pharmaceutical industries may pay special focus and attention to these four HR practices.


Key Words: Human Resource Practices, training, participation in decision making, organization commitment, payroll for performance and organizational performance.


Human Resource Practices, training, participation in decision making, organization commitment, payroll for performance and organizational performance.

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