PERCEIVED IMPACT OF OFFICE DESIGN ON PERFORMANCE OF FACULTY: EVIDENCE FROM FACULTY MEMBERS WORKING WITH LEADING HIGHER EDUCATIONS INSTITUTES OF KARACHI
Office design is treated as one of the most important elements which affects employee performance and wellbeing. Researchers from all over the globe are continuously striving to improve this issue through systematic research activities. Although in Pakistan research work associated with this issue is not only rare but also does not have completeness and most of the articles are banking and telecom industries. Thus, there is potent need to analyze the impact of office design elements with detailed perspectives of variables on larger population size. This study tries to combine variable inventory from prior studies and conduct the research on higher educational institutes which are most dominant part of higher education sector of Pakistan. SMART PLS has been incorporated for data analysis and predicted that entire ranges of office design elements are significant on the performance of faculty members of higher educational institutes. Althoughrelationship with supervisors as a moderator is diminishing the impact of variables of office design and sometimes changes the effect from positive to negative.
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