Title: The role of equity in the relationship between job evaluation and employee performance in Jordan Industrial Estates

Authors: Mohamed Mahmoud Khtatbeh; Anuar Shah Bali Mahomed; Suhaimi Bin Ab Rahman; Rosmah Mohamed

Addresses: School of Business and Economics, Universiti Putra Malaysia, 43400 UPM Serdang, Selangor Darul Ehsan, Malaysia ' School of Business and Economics, Universiti Putra Malaysia, 43400 UPM Serdang, Selangor Darul Ehsan, Malaysia ' School of Business and Economics, Universiti Putra Malaysia, 43400 UPM Serdang, Selangor Darul Ehsan, Malaysia ' School of Business and Economics, Universiti Putra Malaysia, 43400 UPM Serdang, Selangor Darul Ehsan, Malaysia

Abstract: This study aimed to assess the extent of the mediation effect of equity on the relationship between job evaluation and employee performance. A self-administrated questionnaire was used to collect data from 646 employees working in the targeted industrial estates. The collected data was analysed using SPSS and AMOS software tools based on structural equation modelling (SEM). The results of the study indicated to a non-significant relationship between job evaluation and job performance. On the other hand, a significant relationship was found between equity and job performance as well as between job evaluation and equity. Moreover, the results of the study demonstrated a mediation role of equity on the relationship between job evaluation and job performance. The results of this study are expected to have a significant influence in filling the gap in the literature and enhancing employees' performance accordingly.

Keywords: job evaluation; equity; job performance; Jordan Industrial Estates.

DOI: 10.1504/IJPQM.2022.122756

International Journal of Productivity and Quality Management, 2022 Vol.35 No.4, pp.576 - 598

Received: 20 Jun 2020
Accepted: 28 Nov 2020

Published online: 04 May 2022 *

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