Review of Factors Contributing in Faculty Development Program of Pakistani Universities
Author(s) : Abdul Shakoor & Muhammad Tahir Khan Farooqi
The purpose of the study to analyze the effects of human resource development practices in the faculty development of Pakistani universities. This was a two folded study, i.e. to examine the existing HR practices being applied in higher education institutions of Pakistan for faculty development and to suggest an applicable faculty development model for universities. The study reviewed effect of HR practices i.e. training and development, performance appraisal, and working environment on organizational growth. Data was gathered from 525 faculty members, executive and administrative heads of social sciences departments of randomly selected ten public and ten private sector universities of Punjab. Structural equation modeling was applied to develop a model through AMOS Software version 21. The results of the study reflected that the above-mentioned HR practices positively contribute to faculty development program if implemented in true spirit.
Keywords: Human resources development, Human resource practices, Faculty development, Pakistani Universities