Academy of Strategic Management Journal (Print ISSN: 1544-1458; Online ISSN: 1939-6104)

Abstract

The Effect of Performance Appraisal Politics on Employee Performance in Emergency Services of Punjab, Pakistan

Author(s): Muhammad Imran, Siti Norasyikin Binti Abdul Hamid, Azelin Binti Aziz, Chong Yen Wan

 The main objective of the study is to investigate the relationship between performance appraisal politics and employee performance in Punjab emergency services (Rescue 1122), Pakistan. This study initiated from the literature review related to performance appraisal politics and employee performance. The questionnaires were used to collect the data and total of one hundred one (101) usable responses were received from the Rescue 1122 employee from all over the Punjab province of Pakistan. Partial Least Squares Structural Equation Modeling (PLSSEM) was used for the data analysis. The results of the study revealed that performance appraisal politics has negatively influenced the employee performance in Punjab emergency services (Rescue 1122) Pakistan. Furthermore, according to the best knowledge of the author, the current study is the pioneer study that examined the relationship between performance appraisal politics and employee performance in the context of Pakistan. The study framework can empirically test in other government and private departments to validate the results.