IJSSH 2012 Vol.2(1): 65-69 ISSN:2010-3646
DOI: 10.7763/IJSSH.2012.V2.70

Workplace Empowerment and Commitment: An Empirical Study

Preeti S. Rawat

Abstract—Relationship between psychological empowerment and organization commitment was empirically studied. Empowerment is granting power or enabling people to exercise power. Organizational commitment is understood as individual’s identification with and involvement in the organization. The study was conducted on employees from the service industry. Results showed that psychological empowerment led to commitment at workplace.

Index Terms—Psychological empowerment, organizational commitment, continuance, normative, affective.

Preeti S. Rawat is with K.J. Somaiya Institute of Management Studies and Research, Vidya Vihar, Mumbai, 400077, India
(+91-22-67283016, +91-9820095599; fax: +91-22-21027219; e-mail: preetirawat@simsr.somaiya.edu).

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Cite: Preeti S. Rawat, "Workplace Empowerment and Commitment: An Empirical Study," International Journal of Social Science and Humanity vol. 2, no. 1, pp. 65-69, 2012.

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