EFFECT OF HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT PRACTICES ON PROJECT SUCCESS IN PAKISTAN ORDNANCE FACTORIES– AN EMPIRICAL EVIDENCE FROM POF WAH
This paper aims at examining the influence of four Human Resource Management (HRM) practices including Recruitment & Selection, Training & Development, Performance Appraisal, and Compensation on project success in the Pakistan Ordnance Industry. The study is explanatory in which the deductive approach was adopted; hypotheses were developed after reviewing relevant literature. Primary data were gathered from 264 respondents using an adapted questionnaire which has been further analyzed by adopting statistical techniques containing Pearson’s Correlation and Regression with the help of Statistical Package for Social Sciences (SPSS). Results of the study indicate that three factors (recruitment & selection, training & development, and performance appraisal) out of the four predictors have a positive and noteworthy influence on project success whereas the impact of the compensation is not substantial. The findings of the study are considered quite useful for the management of POFs in particular and the entire Ordnance Industry in general. The study is equally beneficial for other manufacturing organizations and academia as well.
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