FACULTY DEVELOPMENT PRACTICES: A STUDY EXAMINING EFFECTS ON FACULTY PERFORMANCE IN PAKISTAN
Several researches have documented the relationship between human resources development practices and employee's perceived performance but the majority of work has been done in the developed world. The impact of HR development practices on faculty performance has always been a researchable area in Pakistan. This paper intended to study the impact of human resource development practices on faculty performance from the perspective of Pakistani universities.The study was quaintitative in nature and survey method was applied to collect data from the selected sample. Data was collected through a self-developed, piloted and structured questionnaire comprises of 5 points Likert scale from 525 faculty members, executive and administrative heads of 10 public and private sectors universities. Data were analyzed by applying AMOS Software version 24 and a faculty development model was drawn by applying AMOS 24. Findings, conclusion, and recommandation were drawn on the basis of analysis.The findings of the study afffirmed that all HR practices inducted in this model significantly contributed to faculty development as well as overall excellence of education. The results of the study also indicate that this proposed model can resolve
many problems faced by faculty of higher education institutions.