Impact of Intervening Role of Procedural Justice in the Relationship between Work-Life Balance Initiatives and Perceived Organizational Support


Volume 16 Issue 2 2020


Khurram Shakir
Benazir Bhutto Shaheed University Lyari.

Ibrahim Noorani
Benazir Bhutto Shaheed University, Karachi.

Nazia Abdul Rehman
Benazir Bhutto Shaheed University, Karachi.

Mudassir Hussein
Benazir Bhutto Shaheed University, Karachi.

Abstract The study aims to investigate a causal relationship between variables under study. The central idea behind this research is to explore the influence of Work-Life Balance initiatives upon employees’ perception of their organizational support, and whether such practices cultivate a sense in employees to work beyond their assigned duties. Primary Data comprises 540 respondents, derived from convenience sampling by using a survey questionnaire as a basic instrument for data collection. Sample size incorporates employees from several banking and telecom companies of Pakistan. Confirmatory Factor Analysis (CFA) and Path Analysis techniques by using AMOS have been applied to analyze data. The results indicate that there exists a significant relationship between Work-Life Balance (WLB) and Perceived Organizational Support (POS) when fully mediated by Procedural Justice (PJ), designating the importance of Procedural Justice in nurturing a sense of organizational support. This proposes to the practitioners of Work-Life Balance (WLB) that the provision of only work-life balance initiatives is sterile towards achieving organizational goals unless equal and fair opportunities of benefitting from such initiatives are made available throughout the organization, ultimately harnessing perceived organizational support on part of the employees towards their respective organizations.
Keywords Procedural Justice, Work-Life Balance Initiatives, Perceived Organizational Support
Year 2020
Volume 16
Issue 2
Type Research paper, manuscript, article
Recognized by Higher Education Commission of Pakistan, HEC
Category "Y"
Journal Name IBT Journal of Business Studies
Publisher Name ILMA University
Jel Classification E02, E44, E71, E41, E45, F62, J11
ISSN no (E, Electronic) 2409-6520
ISSN no (P, Print) 2414-8393
Country Pakistan
City Karachi
Institution Type University
Journal Type Open Access
Type of Review Double Blind Peer Reviewed
Format PDF
Paper Link
Page 66-83
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