The Role of Perceived Organizational Support in the relationship between Recruitment & Selection and Organizational Commitment: Empirical Evidence

  • Zia ur Rehman, Aziz Javed, Muhammad Ammar Saeed, Raheel Ali Gohar


The core objective of this paper is to investigate the mediating role of perceived organizational support in the relationship between recruitment & selection and organizational commitment. For this purpose data were collected from employees of the selected six public/private sector banks in southern region of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan. 225 questionnaires were distributed into the respondents and 218 questionnaires were returned. Data was analyzed using ‘Statistical Package for Social Science’ (SPSS 21.0). The results show that partial mediation occurred when perceived organizational support treated as mediator between recruitment & selection and organizational commitment. Therefore, this study recommend that transparent recruitment & selection process with proper support and care of organization is maximize the commitment of employees