IJSSH 2015 Vol.5(11): 907-911 ISSN: 2010-3646
DOI: 10.7763/IJSSH.2015.V5.578

Do Public and Private Sector Employees Differ in Empowerment Perceptions? A Comparative Study

Gurvinder Kaur and Hitashi Lomash
Abstract—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.

Index Terms—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. edu, hitashi@thapar.edu).

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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.

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