Volume 15 Issue 2 2019


Syed Kashan Ali Shah
Department of Public Administration, University of Karachi, Karachi.

Zulfiqar Ali
Department of Public Administration, University of Karachi, Karachi.

Prof. Dr. Syed Shabib ul Hasan
Professor at Department of Public Administration, University of Karachi, Karachi.

Abstract The research underpinned the assessment of the link between professional business education and job performance along with career progression in the case of Karachi, Pakistan. The research further tested the moderation of satisfaction level of stakeholders. The research design of the study was quantitative whilst the sample size of the study was 250 respondents of Karachi as the research used the primary method of data collection using a survey questionnaire. The techniques employed are correlation analysis, regression analysis, and moderation analysis using hierarchical regression. The software used was SPSS. The results found that the effect of professional business education on job performance and career progression was found to be significant in the case of Karachi, Pakistan. Moreover, the moderation was also found to be significant of satisfaction level of stakeholders including corporate personalities, managers, students, and teachers between professional business education and job performance. However, moderation was insignificant between professional business education and career progression. The research was limited to Karachi, Pakistan, and the domain of professional business studies. In the future, the improvements can be brought by conducting comparative research between Pakistan and other developing nations like China, India, or others. The research has added value to business studies conducted in the context of Pakistan and specifically Karachi. It has further contributed to the body of knowledge by making it avid how stakeholders generally perceive students seeking professional education in Pakistan.
Keywords Professional business education, job performance, career progression, satisfaction level of stakeholders, Karachi
Year 2019
Volume 15
Issue 2
Type Full Length Paper
Recognized by Higher Education Commission of Pakistan, HEC
Category "Y"
Journal Name IBT Journal of Business Studies
Publisher Name ILMA University
Jel Classification A20, A23
ISSN no (E, Electronic) 2409-6520
ISSN no (P, Print) 2416-8393
Country Pakistan
City Karachi
Institution Type University
Journal Type Open Access
Type of Review Double Blind Peer Reviewed
Format PDF
Paper Link
Page 135-151
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