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Determinants of Organizational Performance: A Case of Punjab Police


  • Laeeq, Hood

    () (Othman Yeop Abdullah Graduate School of Business, Universiti Utara Malaysia)

  • Shahzad, Arfan

    (Othman Yeop Abdullah Graduate School of Business, Universiti Utara Malaysia)

  • Sri Ramalu, Subramaniam

    (Othman Yeop Abdullah Graduate School of Business, Universiti Utara Malaysia)

  • Fareed, Muhammad

    (School of Business and Management, Universiti Utara Malaysia)


In the last three decades, the security issues have been raised in the state of the Punjab (Pakistan) which ultimately leads to the breakdown of the country’s economy. However, the purpose of this paper is to determine the effect of the political interference on the performance of Punjab police (Pakistan) with the moderating role of organizational support. To elicit the findings, a total of 159 survey questionnaires were compiled from station house officers (SHOs) of Punjab police (Pakistan). Furthermore, this study has applied PLS-SEM technique to analyze the data. The findings reveal that a negatively significant effect of political interference on the performance of Punjab police (Pakistan). Moreover, the findings also showed the significant moderating effect of organizational support in the instance of political interference.

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  • Laeeq, Hood & Shahzad, Arfan & Sri Ramalu, Subramaniam & Fareed, Muhammad, 2016. "Determinants of Organizational Performance: A Case of Punjab Police," Sukkur IBA Journal of Management and Business, Sukkur IBA University, vol. 3(2), pages 50-60, July - De.
  • Handle: RePEc:ris:ibajmb:0026

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    Pakistan Organizational Performance; Political Interference; Organizational Support; Punjab Police; Pakistan; PLS-SEM;

    JEL classification:

    • L25 - Industrial Organization - - Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behavior - - - Firm Performance


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