FACTORS AFFECTING JOB PERFORMANCE

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INTRODUCTION Employees are the most valuable asset in any organization. The traditional view that employees were regarded as a cost to the organization has been sharply contrasted to a fresh approach to human capital by Poisat (2006). He argues that a successful and highly productive business can be achieved by a continuous endeavor to improve employee’s performance. All employees are not equal in their working and they have different modes of working like some have highest capability regardless of the incentive but other may have occasional jump-start. If they are handled effectively, the result can be greater productivity and increased employee morale. In defining performance, it is important to distinguish it from several related terms such as effectiveness, productivity and utility (J Campbell, 1990). Effectiveness is the evaluation of the results of the performance. Productivity takes the cost of achieving the given level of performance and effectiveness into account while efficiency considers the time period. Hence Productivity and Efficiency combined defines more output in the least time. Finally, Utility is the value of the performance, effectiveness or productivity. Utility placed on various factors varies from organization to organization. Since productivity is very closely related to performance in this project, we have used both the terms interchangeably. The objective of this research is to study factors which affect the employees’ performance. Each employee may have different effect from different things at workplace. Their attitude and behavior can play an essential role in their performance. The level of involvement in one’s job is also a major determinant of performance. The project will i... ... middle of paper ... ...ain et al, (2012), Factors affecting the job performance: In case of Pakistani banking sector, Elixir Fin. Mgmt. 47 8726-8730. 3. Izak Wilhelmus van der Merwe, (2008), A critical analysis of factors that influence 38 4 93 1 78 3 118 0 87 2 102 5 92 39 1 94 2 80 5 123 3 90 4 106 0 92 40 0 94 1 81 5 128 4 94 3 109 2 94 41 0 94 4 85 3 131 1 95 5 114 2 96 42 3 97 0 85 1 132 2 97 4 118 5 101 43 3 100 0 85 4 136 1 98 2 120 5 106 44 5 105 2 87 4 140 3 101 0 120 1 107 45 5 110 4 91 3 143 0 101 1 121 2 109 46 0 110 2 93 3 146 4 105 5 126 1 110 47 5 115 4 97 1 147 2 107 0 126 3 113 48 3 118 5 102 1 148 0 107 4 130 2 115 49 0 118 1 103 2 150 5 112 3 133 4 119 50 0 118 2 105 1 151 3 115 5 138 4 123 employee work performance, in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Business Administration.

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