Investigating How the Perception of Appraisal Politics and Bias Influence Job Satisfaction and Organizational Citizenship Behavior, with Trust Playing a Moderating Role among Employees

Authors

  • Raja Mazhar Hameed National Book Foundation, Islamabad, Pakistan Author
  • Farah Bashir Army Public College of Management Sciences, Rawalpindi, Pakistan Author
  • Nida Zahid Department of Business Studies, Bahria University Islamabad, Pakistan Author
  • Abdul Rafae Mazhar Raja Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited, Islamabad, Pakistan Author

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.61506/01.00103

Keywords:

Performance Appraisal, Biasness, Perception, Politics, Job Satisfaction, Organizational Citizenship Behavior, Trust

Abstract

Performance appraisals are regular review of an employee’s occupation performance and overall share to a company. Also known as an "annual review", "performance review or evaluation", or "employee estimation or employee appraisal". A performance appraisal evaluates an employee’s skills, achievements and growth, or shortcoming thereof. Organizations use performance appraisals to give their employees feedback of their work and to amend wage increases and bonuses, as well as promotion or termination from the job proposition. They can be conducted at any given time but tend to be annual, semi-annual or quarterly. This study is related to effects of performance appraisal politics and biasness on job satisfaction and organizational citizenship behavior of employees with moderating role of trust in pharmaceutical sector of Pakistan in Rawalpindi and Islamabad Regions. For the purpose of finding the relationship and impact of variables, an adopted questionnaire was distributed among different employees of the pharmaceutical companies located in Rawalpindi and Islamabad. Out of 500 a total of 261 respondents returned the questionnaires with authentic data. The sample size was drawn from the population of pharmaceutical companies’ employees using convenience sampling technique.  Data was analyzed through SPSS 20.0 for this study and results were inferred using reliability test, regression analysis, Pearson correlation and one-way ANOVA tests. Results of the study show that there is a significant positive relationship between biasness in performance appraisal and perception of appraisal politics, which influence negatively job satisfaction and organization citizenship behavior variables, whereas, variable Trust plays a positive moderating role in the relationship between biasness in performance appraisal, perception of performance appraisal politics, and both job satisfaction and organizational citizenship behavior.

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Hameed, R. M. ., Bashir, F. ., Zahid, N. ., & Raja, A. R. M. . (2023). Investigating How the Perception of Appraisal Politics and Bias Influence Job Satisfaction and Organizational Citizenship Behavior, with Trust Playing a Moderating Role among Employees. Bulletin of Business and Economics (BBE), 12(4), 189-204. https://doi.org/10.61506/01.00103

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