Making the Best of It? Human Resource Management Practices in Universities of Azad Jammu & Kashmir

Shagufta Ashraf, Iftikhar Hussain, Masood Ahmed Malik


Pakistan is one of those developing countries, whose literacy rate is very low. It is in a dire need of providing high quality educational facilities to the university students. In today’s competitive world, highly educated and technical human resources are required to manage and operate developmental infrastructure. It is only possible through universities having high educational standards and faculty members with strong organizational commitment. The aim of the current study is to find out that, is there a significant relationship between HRM practices implemented and the ranking of universities and to compare HRM practices namely, job definition, training and development, compensation, team work, employee participation, performance appraisal and Promotion Practices in AJKU and MIU of Azad Kashmir. The data were collected through questionnaire comprising of 38 items namely job definition, training, compensation, team work, employee participation, promotion practices and performance appraisal. Overall sample was 44, Overall sample was comprised of 44 executives (Directors/Heads of Departments) selected randomly from AJKU and MIU of Azad Jammu and Kashmir. Collected data were analyzed by applying descriptive and inferential statistical techniques. 

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International Journal of Human Resource Studies  ISSN 2162-3058


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