This study examines the occurrence of cronyism and shed light on its negative effect on the workplace. Cronyism plays mediating role and power distance plays a moderating role in this study. The targeted population of related study is public and private sector organizations of Pakistan. Primary data were collected from 173 employees of different organizations, such as educational sector, banking sector, development sector and aviation industry of Pakistan. Power distance moderates the relationship between big five personality traits and cronyism, as well as cronyism also mediates the relationship between personality traits and workplace deviance. Data was analyzed through SPSS and different analysis, such as correlation, regression, moderation and mediation analysis were tested. Implications of the study were also discussed.