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American Journal of Social Science Research, Vol.3, No.3, Jun. 2017, Pub. Date: Oct. 17, 2017
The Influence of Perceived Organizational Politics on Employee Performance: A Case Study of Lahore, Pakistan
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[01] Arshad Haroon, College of Accountancy, Superior University, Lahore, Pakistan.
[02] Yasir Hussain, College of Accountancy, Superior University, Lahore, Pakistan.
[03] Muhammad Mohsin Nawaz, College of Accountancy, Superior University, Lahore, Pakistan.
The aim of this paper is to examine the impact of perceived organizational politics on employees’ performance in Lahore, Pakistan. For this purpose, previous research literature was critically reviewed regarding perceived organizational politics and employee’s performance and the data was collected through self-administrative questionnaires. 250 questionnaires were distributed among the employees of different private organizations in Lahore, Pakistan and 230 completed questionnaires were received giving us a response rate of 92%. The non-probability convenience sampling technique was used for the selection of data collection. SPSS 20.0 was used in order to study the impact of perceived organizational politics on employees’ performance. Pearson product moment correlation and regression analysis is used. Findings indicated that a negative relationship exists between perceived organization politics and employee’s performance.
Employees Performance, Perceived Organizational Politics, Manufacturing Sector
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