International Journal of Humanities and Social Science

ISSN 2220-8488 (Print), 2221-0989 (Online) 10.30845/ijhss

Gender Discrimination & Its Effect on Employee Performance/Productivity
Professor Dr. Qaisar Abbas, Abdul Hameed, Aamer Waheed

Abstract
Purpose - Employee performs critical tasks for the survival of the organization irrespective of any gender differences (male/female). The study objective is to add few factors and dimensions of gender discrimination which are responsible for the effect on employee performance/Productivity. Three dimensions of gender discrimination are included in this research that is hiring discrimination, promotion discrimination and facilities discrimination. Methodology - Data is obtained by 200 telecom supervisors of Pakistani industry for understanding the effects of discrimination on employees’ performance. Quantitative tools applied to analyze the data i.e. correlation & regression tools. Findings – There are three dimensions of gender discrimination included in this research that is gender discrimination in, promotion and facilities. Gender discrimination in promotion and facilities are more responsible for the level of employee performance. Practical Implications – This practical evidence provides guidelines for the Human Resource researchers and Managers for controlling discriminatory practices which affect on employee performance and productivity Originality/ Value – The empirical evidence from telecom sector of Pakistan and guidelines for human resource managers related to employee productivity which ultimately effect on organizational productivity.


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