The impact of human resources (HR) activities on competitive advantage in private schools in Jordan

A case study




Competitive Advantage, HR Activities, Recruitment and Reward System, Training and Skill Development Activities, Organization Climate, Effective Communication system


The aim of this study was to identify the impact of HR activities on competitive advantage in private schools. The study uses primary data collected with the help of a well-structured questionnaire that was developed and distributed among a sample of 92 respondents (49 female and 43 male), questionnaire results were statistically analyzed to test the hypotheses that were developed to identify the impact of HR activities on competitive advantages. Multiple regression analysis was used as a statistical tool and technique to identify five key elements: recruitment and reward system, training and skill development activities, organization climate, employee participation and empowerment; and effective communication system to determine competitive advantage in private schools in Jordan. The results indicated that there is a statistically significant effect of HR activities on the competitive advantage; On the other hand, there is no impact of other variables.


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How to Cite

Ahmad, E., Alsafadi, M., Mashal, A., Saleh, W., & Assaf, H. (2021). The impact of human resources (HR) activities on competitive advantage in private schools in Jordan: A case study. International Journal of Research in Business and Social Science (2147- 4478), 10(4), 139–149.



Organizational Culture, Leadership and Human Resources Management