The purpose of the study was to explore the relationship of organizational politics on the performance of teaching faculty of the universities of Pakistan. The nature of the study was descriptive. The public sector universities of Punjab were the population of the study. The researchers randomly selected the four universities, i.e. the University of the Punjab Lahore, Bahaud din Zakria University Multan, Pir Mehr Ali Shah Arid Agriculture University Rawalpindi and The Islamia University of Bahawalpur. Two questionnaires, namely Organizational Politics by Vigoda (2007) and Teachers Performance Evaluation Scale (TPES) by Shehzad and Farooqi (2016), were adapted for the study. The statistical techniques t-test and Structural Equation Modelling (SEM) were applied to analyse the data. It was inferred that organizational politics had significant impact and relationship with the performance of university teachers. It is recommended that a qualitative approach may be adopted to get a further in-depth understanding of the phenomenon.
1-Shehzad Ahmed Assistant Professor, Department of Education, University of Okara, Punjab, Pakistan. 2-Muhammad Tahir Khan Farooqi Assistant Professor, Department of Education, University of Okara, Punjab, Pakistan.3-Asif Iqbal Assistant Professor, Department of Education, University of Education Lahore, FSD Campus, Punjab, Pakistan.