International Journal of Business and Social Science

ISSN 2219-1933 (Print), 2219-6021 (Online) DOI: 10.30845/ijbss

Testing the Impact of the Human Resource Management Practices on Job Performance: An Empirical Study in the Egyptian Joint Venture Petroleum Companies
Nermine Magdy Atteya

Past empirical evidence has suggested that a positive effective, objective and fair human resource management practices may enhance job performance. The major objective of this study is to extend previous research by proposing and testing an integrative model that examines the mediating variables underlying the relationship between the human resource management practices and job performance. Data were collected from 549 supervisors in the petroleum industry in Egypt. The multiple regression technique is used to test hypotheses. The results demonstrated that the human resource management practices influence job performance indirectly through: (1) positive job satisfaction, organizational commitment, and organizational citizenship behavior, and (2) negative quitting intention and negative word of mouth. Recommendations, managerial implications, and areas for future research are discussed.

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