THE THEORY AND CONCEPT OF PSYCHOLOGICAL EMPOWERMENT

Vol. 1 Issue 3 (July – Sept.2017) pp. 261 -265
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THE THEORY AND CONCEPT OF PSYCHOLOGICAL
EMPOWERMENT
Ammara Kanwal1
Awais Imam2
Abstract: Psychological empowerment is very important concept which is widely used
in the researches of industrial psychology. There are discrepancies among researchers
about the dimensions of psychological empowerment. This research is finally describes
the four dimensional concept of psychological empowerment on the basis of work of
Spreitzer who adopt these terms on the basis of work of Thomas and Velthouse and
Conger and Kanungo . These four dimensions named are named as competence,
meaning, impact and self-determination.
Key Words: Psychological Empowerment, Competence, Meaning, Impact, Self
Determination

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