UNVEILING THE AMENABILITY OF PUBLIC SECTOR UNIVERSITIES’ TEACHERS TOWARDS MODERN PARADIGM OF PERFORMANCE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM: A CASE STUDY OF THE UNIVERSITY OF SINDH, PAKISTAN
The performance of employees at their workplace is directly related to the way they are primed at their educational institutes. Therefore, to enhance the quality, productivity and efficiency of employees at their workplace as an attempt to rationalize the academia’s performance is necessary, this attempt to rationalize the academia’s performance will have a direct and positive impact on performance of man at work, performance of organizations and economy as well. The empirical studies depict the grey areas of performance appraisal system which exists in the public sector universities, criticizing its negative impact on public sector university teachers and their efficiency to perform and teach. The aim of this study is to measure the degree of readiness of public sector university teachers towards the implementation of contemporary appraisal or performance management system. This study also highlights the dark areas of old and outdated approach of appraisal system i.e., Annual Confidential Report which is still being implemented in different public sector universities of Pakistan. The study comprises four variables i.e., Performance Management System, Performance support system, Appraisal approach and Effort to perform. The data for this study was collected through a closed-ended five-point Likert scale anchored questionnaire which was distributed among faculty members of various departments of Campuses of University of Sindh. Using SPSS version 22 the data was analysed through Reliability test, ANOVA and regression analysis. Finally, the study will be helpful in identifying and introducing useful approaches to enhancing the quality of teaching practice in public sector universities of Pakistan in particular and the world of academia in general.