The Impact of Workplace Ostracism on Job Performance with the Mediating Role of Emotional Exhaustion: Evidence from Public Sector Universities of Pakistan


  • Nada Saleem Mirza Mphil Scholar, Bahria University, Islamabad, Pakistan
  • Aftab Haider Assistant Professor, Bahria University, Islamabad, Pakistan
  • Tanveer Taj Assistant Professor, Bahria University, Islamabad, Pakistan
  • Hazrat Bilal Assistant Professor, Center for Management and Commerce, University of Swat, Pakistan



Workplace Ostracism, Emotional Exhaustion, Job Performance


This study was conducted with an intention to investigate the influence of workplace ostracism on job performance with mediating effect of emotional exhaustion in higher educational institutions. Data was collected using a quantitative technique through questionnaire form a sample of 317 workers serving at state universities located in twin cities of Islamabad/ Rawalpindi. Simple random sampling technique was adopted. Data was analyzed through SPSS and AMOS software. Results of the study shown that workplace ostracism is significantly associated with job performance. The present study also revealed the mediating effect of emotional exhaustion in the relationship between workplace ostracism and job performance.


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How to Cite

Mirza, N. S. . ., Haider, A. . ., Taj , T. ., & Hazrat Bilal. (2020). The Impact of Workplace Ostracism on Job Performance with the Mediating Role of Emotional Exhaustion: Evidence from Public Sector Universities of Pakistan. Review of Economics and Development Studies, 6(3), 651-659.