Business and Economics

Job Insecurity and Job Performance of Nurses in Pakistan: The Roles of Work Engagement and Organizational Justice
Miss Annam Bibi

Job insecurity is a real concern for employees of every organization and especially the nurses. Having feelings of job insecurity can have detrimental effects on the performance of an employee. This study seeks to examine the relationship between job insecurity and job performance of nurses in Pakistan. Moreover, the mediating effect of work engagement and the moderating effect of organizational justice would also be investigated. Data were collected from 326 contractual nurses working in tertiary hospitals in Pakistan. Results show that job insecurity negatively affected the job performance of nurses and work engagement mediated this relationship. It was also found that organizational justice moderated the relationship between job insecurity and job performance. Implications for hospital management are also given in this study.

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