The Analysis of Time Stealing Behavior among Employees: Determinants and Effects on Organizational Performance
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This study aimed to examine the time stealing behavior established among secretariate employees in Peshawar and prevalence of the most common type of time stealing behavior. Ministerial staff of Civil Secretariate Peshawar was taken as population of the study. Primary Data were collected from 610 officer/staff members through questionnaire. SPSS was used a statistical tool for the analysis of the data. Descriptive analysis, correlation, and regression analysis were undertaken to find out the relationship of dependent with explanatory variables. This study establishes positive significant relationships among development of time stealing behavior with workload and job insecurity. The study witnessed a negative correlation of organization commitment with the dependent variable. It was also found that classic type of time stealing behavior is the most prevailing one in all six public sector universities. The practical implication of the study is to recognize various predictors of time banditry confirmed by this study, time banditry factors will be reduced if the managers and supervisors play their role efficiently and will be able to take preventive steps to minimize and reduce the effect of this behavior.