Review of Professional Management
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Sunita Verma1 and B. S. Rathore1

First Published 12 Dec 2023.
Article Information Volume 21, Issue 2 December 2023
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B. S. Rathore, School of Business, Mody University of Science and Technology, Sikar Rd, Lakshmangarh, Rajasthan 332311, India.

1School of Business, Mody University of Science and Technology, Lakshmangarh, Rajasthan, India

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The aim of this article is to study the difference between public and private sector banks in terms of high-performance human resource practices (HPHRP). This empirical research paper is based on a detailed analysis of the literature research, which has been conducted on 500 managerial staff of public and private sector banks in Rajasthan through a structured questionnaire. Results reveal that there is a significant difference in the HPHRP of public and private sector banks in Rajasthan with reference to practices like internal mobility, selective staffing, result-oriented appraisal, employment security and incentive rewards. The practices, namely, extensive training, clear job description, and participation and teamwork, were found to be less significant in the study.

The HPHRP scale and the differences in high-performance work systems (HPWSs) between public and private sector banks were investigated in the Indian context from a theoretical standpoint. For bank professionals, this study will help in improving their HPWSs.

The study is unique as it seeks to identify the role of HPHRP in both public and private sector banks in India and concentrates on a bundle of human resource practices that will significantly improve the industry’s performance outcomes.


Indian banks, strategic HRM, high-performance human resource practices, public and private sector banks


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