THE IMPACT OF THE TRUST FACTOR ON EMPLOYEES' PERFORMANCE IN IRAQI PUBLIC AND PRIVATE SECTOR PROJECTS
Construction companies always attempt to improve their productivity. Trust is the best way to achieve its goal, because it is a very useful way to improve employees and organizational productivity as well as effective strategic plans implementation. In this research, we examine how a trust climate provides a favorable environment for the performance of employees and the development of organizational efficiency and effectiveness. Also, this study has analyzed the trust effects on the performance of employees. The population of this study is private and public sector projects from which a sample of (26) projects in Iraq are chosen. Data are collected and the test of the model is on (140) respondents (project team members and workers) of construction companies in Iraq. The evaluation the concepts data is analyzed by using descriptive statistics, correlation, and regression tests. Hypothesis results indicate a positive relationship between the independent variable and dependent variable. Lastly, research limitations, recommendations for future research, and conclusions are discussed in details.
Keywords: Trust, Employees’ Performance, Public and Private Sector Projects. Iraq.