Antecedents of Organizational Politics in the Education Sector of PakistanDownload PDF
Organizational politics can affect the performance of the organization both positively or negatively. Through this paper researcher tries to examine the factors affecting organizational politics in the education sector of Pakistan. Data was collected, for this purpose, through self-administered questionnaires and previous studies were critically reviewed. Faculty members of different colleges and universities of Lahore were the respondents and for that purpose 300 questionnaires were distributed out of which 240 completed questionnaires were received with a response rate of 75.0%. Non probability convenient sampling technique was used for the collection of the data. Pearson product moment correlation and regression analysis were used to study the factors affecting the organizational politics. Findings indicated that workplace spirituality and trust climate affect the organizational politics negatively while job role ambiguity relates positively with organizational politics in the education sector of Pakistan.
Keywords: Job role Ambiguity, Organizational Politics, Trust Climate, Workplace Spirituality, Education Sector