Introducing Nap-Break to Increase Work Performance

A Case of Business Public Schools in Pakistan


  • Samiullah Sarwar University of Loralai, Balochistan
  • S. M. Danish Habib Public School
  • Rahat Tanvir Institute of Business Management, Karachi



employee happiness, employee health, employee motivation, employee productivity, nap-break, performance


This study aimed to examine the implementation nap break in organizations and its impact on employees’ productivity currently serving in public sector universities. Having reviewed the literature, the factors including employee health, employee happiness, employee productivity, and employee motivation, were found to be affecting positively with the introduction of nap break resulting in better performance of employees. Using quantitative research method, the data was gathered from the employees currently serving in four Public Sector universities operational in Pakistan. The Universities were selected using a convenient sampling technique. Data from the employees were gathered to examine if the explained aspects have any influence on their performance. After it, the gathered data was analyzed through Statistical Package for the Social Sciences by employing both the descriptive and inferential analysis, using regression test. The findings revealed that each of the influencing factors found while the reviewing literature was found having a positive impact on the employees’ performance. The study recommends the management of Public Sector universities in Pakistan to pay attention to employees’ nap break to increase their performance.


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Author Biographies

Samiullah Sarwar, University of Loralai, Balochistan

Department of Education
University of Loralai
Loralai, Balochistan
ORCID: 0000-0003-3814-5865
Web of Science ResearcherID: L-8033-2019

Rahat Tanvir, Institute of Business Management, Karachi

Research Scholar, Institute of Business Management, Karachi


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How to Cite

Sarwar, S., Danish, S. M., & Tanvir, R. (2020). Introducing Nap-Break to Increase Work Performance: A Case of Business Public Schools in Pakistan. Karachi University Business Research Journal, 1(1), 38–49.