Interplay of Organizational Commitment and Job Performance in Academic Sector

  • Altaf Hussain Assistant Professor, Department of Commerce and Management Sciences, University of Malakand, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan
  • Mohammad Hanif Khan Assistant Professor, Department of Tourism and Hotel Management, University of Malakand, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan
  • Muhammad Asad Khan PhD Scholar, Universiti Tun Hussein Onn (UTHM) Malaysia
Keywords: Interplay, job performance, organizational commitment, universities, structural equation modeling


This research study was meant to examine the relationship of organization commitment to job performance of academic staff. 320 academic staff was chosen for data collection using self-administered questionnaires. Confirmatory factor analysis was performed using structural equation modeling (SEM). Assessment of both measurement and structural models of the study were performed. Strong and significant positive association between organizational commitment and job performance was documented among academic staff. The findings of study further corroborated that committed academic staff not only added up to their quality and devotion, but also improved their efficiency and delivery of service. Implications of the study were also discussed.