Karwan Talaat Rashid
Business and Management Department, Ishik University, Erbil, Iraq
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In today’s competitive business environment, compensation considers one of the important factors for motivating, promoting an employee’s talent as a part of human resources management. The main purpose of this study is to measure the relationship between employee compensation and organizational performance at private universities in Erbil, Kurdistan. The researchers used the quantitative method to analyze the current study. The researchers distributed 100 questionnaires but only 73 questionnaires were received and being completed properly. The results revealed that there is a weak but positive relationship between compensation and organizational performance as seen in table (6) the value of Beta =.439 which is greater than 0.01 accordingly the research hypothesis supported. The major research limitation of this study is that the study covered only one private university also a small sample size; it would give a better result with a higher sample size.

Keywords: Compensation, Erbil, Kurdistan, Organizational performance, Private University

ISBN 978-0-9962570-9-1

Faculty of Administrative Sciences and Economics
Tishk International University