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Training Strategically Improves Human Resource (HR) Productivity in Academic Institutions of Pakistan


  • Nasar, Asim
  • Aleem, Muhammad Usman
  • Herani, Gobind M.


The main aim of this research study is to establish a relationship between training and development with the human resource productivity of academic institutions in Pakistan. To contributes the proactive approach towards training sessions that leads towards the positive perception and image building of institutions. The probabilistic sampling technique has been used to complete the survey in degree awarding institutions based in Karachi. The empirical analysis comprise of two core variables i.e. HR productivity and training & development which shows the highly significant results along with the reliability measurement scale. This study enlighten that training and development also leave positive impact upon the intervening variables i.e. employee knowledge, career, morale and institution image, perception and productivity.

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  • Nasar, Asim & Aleem, Muhammad Usman & Herani, Gobind M., 2010. "Training Strategically Improves Human Resource (HR) Productivity in Academic Institutions of Pakistan," MPRA Paper 54141, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  • Handle: RePEc:pra:mprapa:54141

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    HR productivity; Training and Development; Productivity of Academic Institutions.;

    JEL classification:

    • M51 - Business Administration and Business Economics; Marketing; Accounting; Personnel Economics - - Personnel Economics - - - Firm Employment Decisions; Promotions
    • M53 - Business Administration and Business Economics; Marketing; Accounting; Personnel Economics - - Personnel Economics - - - Training
    • P36 - Economic Systems - - Socialist Institutions and Their Transitions - - - Consumer Economics; Health; Education and Training; Welfare, Income, Wealth, and Poverty


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