International Transaction Journal of Engineering, Management, & Applied Sciences & Technologies


:: International Transaction Journal of Engineering, Management, & Applied Sciences & Technologies

ISSN 2228-9860
eISSN 1906-9642


Vol.11(15) (2020)

  • HR Policies Appraisal for the Airline Industry of Pakistan Using a Mixed-Method Approach

    Kausar Parveen (Department of Management Science, Mohammad Ali Jinnah University, PAKISTAN),
    Waqar Akbar, Kanwal Hanif (Department of Management Science, Shaheed Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto Institute of Science & Technology, PAKISTAN).

    Disciplinary: Human Resource Management (HRM in the Aviation Industry).

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    DOI: 10.14456/ITJEMAST.2020.292

    Keywords: HR Audit; HR climate; Training & development; HR department; Airline employee; Job analysis; HR policy.

    The study examines HR policies using an HR Audit approach to improve the employee's productivity in the airline industry of Pakistan. HR Audit implies an in-depth analysis of the HR functions to identify the strengths and weaknesses of the current policies and procedures to bring overall improvement in the productivity of the organization's HR. The study follows a mixed-method (qualitative and quantitative) research approach, including in-depth interviews with three representatives of HR departments and a survey of 255 employees working in the airline industry of Pakistan. The results find inadequate HR policies in the airline industry. nepotism and favoritism in selection procedures is a gray area where leadership consideration is required. The results also provide guidelines for HR policymakers by identifying the avenue for improvement in the HR system, which may reduce the risk at the initial stage before it emerges as a significant threat in the future.

    Paper ID: 11A15D

    Cite this article:

    Ghaffari, A. S., Tahir, M., Javed, M. K., Ullah, S., Hussain, M. M., Bibi, S. (2020). HR Policies Appraisal for the Airline Industry of Pakistan Using a Mixed-Method Approach. International Transaction Journal of Engineering, Management, & Applied Sciences & Technologies, 11(15), 11A15D, 1-12.


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