An empirical study of the IT sector in exploring the Effects of Competencies on Employee and Organisational Performance
P. S. Padmavathi* (Research Scholar, School of Management Studies, JNTU Kakinada, Andhra Pradesh, India), T. V. Ramana (Associate Professor, ANURPG Centre, Kakinada, Andhra Pradesh, India) and B. Kuberudu (Professor, AU College of Commerce and Management, Andhra Pradesh, India) *Corresponding author's Email
Padmavathi, P. S.; Ramana, T. V. and Kuberudu, B. (2018), “An empirical study of the IT sector in exploring the Effects of Competencies on Employee and Organisational Performance”, MERC Global’s International Journal of Management, Vol. 6, Issue 4, pp. 161-167.
Submitted: June 27, 2018, Revision received: July 28, 2018, Accepted: August 04, 2018
Various competencies that are having an effect on employee performance was identified as a major theme of the present research and analysed the effects of those competencies on employee performance in informational technology (IT) sector using survey research. The survey was conducted among the employees (sample size, n=1200) of IT sector located in Hyderabad City, Telangana State by distributing a well-designed questionnaire. To appraise the weight competencies on employees’ performance, an exploratory factor analysis (EFA) has been applied, where the results naked that a positive relationship has occurred in between employee competencies and employee performance in his/her job. In addition to this few nucleus competencies are materialized to show their significant effect on employee performance. The assessment of the association between competencies and organisational performance has also been considered along with the individual employee performance by making the results of the study as major substantiation. The present study is not a wide-ranging research, including all the companies trading under the roof of IT industry, only a few selected companies were considered from the Hyderabad city and from those companies on a count 1200 employees were selected and distributed questionnaires which in return the flawless data has been collected from 1120 employees and the final sample size was fixed at n=1120. As the study is restricted to only a few selected companies the results cannot be generalised to the entire IT sector. The present research is qualitative research in producing loaded information about competencies and performance of employees and analyses the impact of competencies on employee performance to check whether it is above the ground level or below.
Competencies, Employee performance, IT sector.
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