Abstract – AOCRJ-V4I2P1

Outcomes of External and Internally Hired Employees:
Highlighting Buy and Build Strategy

Samreen Javaid
Department of Management Sciences, University of South Asia Lahore
Muhammad Waqas
Business School University of Lahore
Fareeha Sabir
Department of Management Sciences, University of South Asia Lahore

Abstract:
This study emphasizes upon altering employees attitudes with regards to their entry type (external recruitment or internal recruitment). It focusses the people side; their association with organizations and love for their work by testing the difference of job involvement and organizational commitment among internally promoted employees and externally hired staff. These employee attitudinal work outcomes were considered major predictors by researcher for organizational effectiveness and thus measured. The study was carried out upon telecommunication industry of Pakistan including 5 companies (Zong, Telenor, Ufone, Warid and Mobilink). A sample of 90 employees at executive/managerial level was taken (externally hired& internally promoted at same level). Data was collected using questionnaire technique, summated through likert scale and processed in SPSS. Descriptive statistics and 2-Independent sample t test was applied to identify the results. Organizational commitment and Job involvement of employees showed no significant difference with regards to type of hiring source. The research work has practical and theoretical implementations which are discussed along with ground for further research.

Keywords: Internal promotion, External Hiring, Recruitment, Job involvement, organizational commitment.


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