Individually Perceived Stress as a Mediator Between High Accomplishment Work Practices and Firm Performance


  • Areeba Khan Department of Management Sciences, The Islamia University of Bahawalpur, Bahawalpur, Pakistan
  • Sulaman Hafeez Siddiqui Department of Management Sciences, The Islamia University of Bahawalpur, Bahawalpur, Pakistan
  • Sohail Saeed Department of Commerce, The Islamia University of Bahawalpur, Bahawalpur, Pakistan
  • Asmara Habib Department of Management Sciences, Khwaja Fareed University of Engineering and Information Technology, Rahim Yar Khan, Pakistan



Evaluation System, Continuing Education, Flexibility, Perceveid Stress, Firm Performance


This research paper investigates the mediatory effect of Individually Perceived Stress in the direct relationship of high accomplishment work practices and financial performance of Firm. This research narrates different mechanisms and procedure through which work practices enhances firm performance. Cross Sectional research design is opted for data collection purpose. Data is collected from 500 employees of banking industry and analysis of data is done through Confirmatory Factor Analysis and Multiple Regression Analysis. The analysis of collected data shows that Individually Perceived Stress significantly affects the direct relationship of High-Performance Work Practices and Firm Financial Performance. Stress changes the direction of implemented practices in opposite direction due to which resultant results doesn’t match with the desired results. This paper contributes to literature by responding to the long waiting call for explaining importance of stress in high performance work practices and firm performance linkage. This paper also strengthens the literature by adding individual effect of four constructs of   High Performance Work Practices. Current research also holds important and valuable implications for governing bodies or managing authorities of institutions.


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How to Cite

Khan, A. ., Siddiqui, S. H. ., Saeed, S. ., & Habib, A. . (2020). Individually Perceived Stress as a Mediator Between High Accomplishment Work Practices and Firm Performance. Review of Economics and Development Studies, 6(1), 204-215.

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