—The paper is an attempt to contribute to the
literature on whether public and private sector employees differ
in their behaviours in the organizations. Perception of
empowerment was taken up as the focus of comparison. Data .
were collected from employees of public and private sector
banks in India. Sample size was 200 from each type of
organization. Canonical discriminant analysis was applied for
the analysis. Findings prove that differences exist on the
perceptions of empowerment in both the organizations.
—Psychological empowerment, public vs.
private sector, canonical discrimination.
The authors are with the School of Behavioural Sciences and Business
Studies, Thapar University, Punjab, India 147004 (e-mail: gurvinder@thapar.
Cite: Gurvinder Kaur and Hitashi Lomash, " Do Public and Private Sector Employees Differ in
Empowerment Perceptions? A Comparative Study," International Journal of Social Science and Humanity vol. 5, no. 11, pp. 907-911, 2015.