Impact of Job Design on Employee Performance, Mediating Role of Job Satisfaction: A Study of FMCG’s Sector in Pakistan

Nisbat Ali, Muhammad Zia-ur-Rehman


The present study intends to measure the effect of job design on employee performance while the mediation effectis job satisfaction, although the job design has several methods but we use JCM model (Oldman & Hackman,1976), which has five dimensions of Job Characteristics Model (skill variety, task identity, task significance, jobautonomy and feedback) on employee performance. We have conducted this survey because nearly all companiesworking in FMCG industry are multinational; they are following the same procedures and policies of their parentcompany with minute change accordingly Quantitative method of research was adopted and received 90%responses out of 150 sample size. Findings of the present research indicate a positive relationship between jobdesign and employee performance. While the mediating effect of Job satisfaction is also found having a positiveeffect on employee’s performance. Organizations always have quest of finding the unique ways in order toenhance the performance of the employees, this research would help to analyze that how an adequate job designwould help to increase the employee performance.

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