Personality Traits And Job Performance Of Empoyees Of Private Banks Of Kp, Pakistan: Organizational Commitment As Mediator
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This study has two objectives: 1. To find the correlation among personality traits, organizational commitment and job performance of bankers working in private sector of PK, Pakistan. 2. To investigate whether organizational commitment plays a role as a mediator between personality traits and job performance or not. To meet the above two objectives, three hundred (N=300) questionnaires were administered to bankers working in private sector of KP, Pakistan physically. Within a month, two hundred and eighty one (N=281) filled questionnaires were returned. Seven questionnaires were disposed of due to incomplete information. Two hundred and seventy four (N=274) questionnaires were used for data operation. Data were gathered through Big Five Inventory (John & Srivastava, 1999), Job Performance Scale (Goodman & Srivastava, 1999) and organizational commitment scale (Meyer and Allen 1991). To analyze data, structure equation modeling was employed through Amos. Results revealed a significant correlation among personality traits, organizational commitment and job performance. Confirmatory factor analysis statistically confirmed direct path from personality traits to job performance and organizational commitment. a direct path from organizational commitment to job performance was also confirmed. The results also revealed a partial mediation role of organizational commitment between personality traits and job performance.