This study investigates the impact of human resources (HR) practices, recruitment and selection, training and development, compensation and benefits, on employee’s job satisfaction in fertilizer sector of Pakistan. A pre-tested questionnaire was distributed and two hundred respondents pro-vided useable information. The result of the study shows a positive relationship between HR practices and job performance, which indicates fair recruitment and selection, better training and development opportunities and attractive compensation and benefit packages increase the level of satisfaction of employees.
Human Resource Management is relatively a new concept in small firms in Pakistan. The purpose of this study is to examine the impact of some of the human resource practices on organizational performance in small manufacturing firms. Using various statistical techniques confirming the adequacy of the model for small manufacturing firms, the result of the study based on the data collected through questionnaires, revealed that HR practices like recruitment, training, compensation and promotion do affect performance of organization. The intensity of these effect are positively mediated by HR outcomes i.e. employees skill, attitude and behavior. Thus it can be safely concluded that although the nature of HR practices in small firms is informal but the organizational performance can be improved by adopting carefully tailored HR practices keeping in mind the limited resources of small firms.