Self-Efficacy, Affective Commitment and Employee Performance of Nurses in Pakistan: A Perspective of Balochistan.

Mitho Khan Bhatti, Dr. Naimatullah Shah, Dr. Ghulam Ali Jariko


Training and development is an important activity to improve knowledge, skill and attitude for the achievement of organizational efficiency and productivity. The aim of this research is to check the effects of Self-efficacy and affective commitment on performance of nurses in Pakistan specifically Balochistan. This is a cross sectional study. The quantitative method of research is used. A sample of 306 trained nurses as respondents is used through the appropriate formula of sample size from public health sector of Balochistan. The sample respondent data is processed and analysed through the SPSS version 21.0 computer software for windows. In general consistency of the survey questionnaire is .894. However, the hypotheses are tested through AMOS version 21. The results illustrate that there is significant effect of affective commitment on employee performance whereas the effect of self-efficacy is non-significant on employee performance. There may be a good contribution of this research in the training literature particularly for Pakistan. A remarkable understanding may be developed through this research into the current situation of training and development, health sector planners, Policy makers and government regarding the youth of Pakistan. It can also help to address the problem of unemployment of low level like intermediate and graduate degree holders who are excited to join health sector.

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