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HRM Practices and Organizational Performance of Higher Secondary Educational Institutions: Mediating Role of Service Innovation and Organizational Commitment

Ayesha Nawal; Muhammad Shoaib; Asad Ur Rehman; Roman Zámečník

International Journal of Organizational Leadership, 2021, Volume 10, Issue 3, Pages 313-330
DOI: 10.33844/ijol.2021.60543

Higher secondary educational institutions are criticized for deteriorating performance. However, rare studies addressed the declining performance because of Inadequate HRM practices, low commitment, and staff incompatibility with emerging technological trends. This study intends to examine the influence of HRM practices on service innovation and organizational commitment and their subsequent effect on the performance of higher secondary educational institutions. The study also aims to examine the mediational role of service innovation and organizational commitment. The study also investigates the inter-relationship of HRM practices, service innovation, organizational commitment, and organizational performance simultaneously in a single model has not been conducted in higher secondary educational institutions of Pakistan. This study is descriptive, deductive, explanatory, and cross-sectional. Data was collected from 372 staff members working in higher secondary educational institutions, and SEM was used for data analysis. The findings signposted that HRM practices have a positive effect on service innovation and organizational commitment. On the other hand, HRM practices did not have a significant direct positive effect on organizational performance. Moreover, service innovation and organizational commitment positively affected performance and fully mediated the relationship between HRM practices and organizational performance. All the proposed hypotheses were supported except H3. This study offers significant guidelines for educational institutions by predicting the influential factors to improve performance. This study of HRM practices to improve the performance of higher secondary educational institutions with mediating role of service innovation and organizational commitment is a unique theoretical contribution. Consideration of service innovation in education is a noteworthy insight into the literature