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Employee Engagement and Relationship Quality Leading Performance


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Job Attitudes and leader member relationship quality enhance individual and organizational outcomes. Organizations seek to increase the frequency of individual outcomes like employee performance. Job attitudes have been a well researched construct in the management literature. However, constructs like employee engagement have received least attention in recent past. The current study, would explore the influence of employee engagement and leader member exchange quality on service performance of employees. The participatory organizations were from insurance, postal and banking sectors, of service economy of Kashmir region, from the state of Jammu and Kashmir. The Survey method was used for data collection purposes, where in data was collected, through combination of structured questionnaires followed by interviews. The sample size of 380 respondents were selected representing middle management, frontline, lower level employees and customers. The data were analyzed using SPSS software package, where in technique like structural equation modelling is utilized to analyze and interpret the given data. The results revealed significant positive relationships between employee engagement and service performance as well as between leader member exchange and service performance.

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Employee Engagement, Leader Member Exchange, Service Performance.
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Owais Ahmed
I. K. Gujral Punjab Technical University, Jalandhar, Punjab, 144603., India

Abstract


Job Attitudes and leader member relationship quality enhance individual and organizational outcomes. Organizations seek to increase the frequency of individual outcomes like employee performance. Job attitudes have been a well researched construct in the management literature. However, constructs like employee engagement have received least attention in recent past. The current study, would explore the influence of employee engagement and leader member exchange quality on service performance of employees. The participatory organizations were from insurance, postal and banking sectors, of service economy of Kashmir region, from the state of Jammu and Kashmir. The Survey method was used for data collection purposes, where in data was collected, through combination of structured questionnaires followed by interviews. The sample size of 380 respondents were selected representing middle management, frontline, lower level employees and customers. The data were analyzed using SPSS software package, where in technique like structural equation modelling is utilized to analyze and interpret the given data. The results revealed significant positive relationships between employee engagement and service performance as well as between leader member exchange and service performance.

Keywords


Employee Engagement, Leader Member Exchange, Service Performance.

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