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Title: Employees empowerment and gender differences
Authors: Tabassum, Sultana, Dr.
Keywords: Employees -- Attitudes;Personnel management;Labor productivity;Employee empowerment;Interpersonal relations;Employees
Issue Date: 5-Dec-2008
Publisher: Universiti Malaysia Perlis
Citation: p.414-426
Series/Report no.: International Conference on the Roles of the Humanities and Social Sciences in Eengineering 2008 (ICOHSE08)
Abstract: The principle purpose of the study was to determined the differences between the male and the female managers in empowering their all female/male and male and female subordinates. The population of the study consisted of all the managers and their sub-ordinates in Government, Semi Government, and Non-Government organizations located in Karachi and Hyderabad regions. A stratified sample of 150 male and female and all female/male subordinates representing five organizations, three from Karachi and two from Hyderabad was taken. The research study adopted was that of survey. A custom made Questionnaire consisted of 30 items was developed. The items of Questionnaire were drawn from the relevant literature to ensure the content validity of the Questionnaire. The reliability of the Questionnaire was ensured through the test-retest method which yielded a correlation coefficient of 0.413. Two major hypotheses and 30 item wise hypotheses were framed. The two major hypotheses were tested through z test. One of these hypotheses was rejected and it was concluded that the women managers were more empowering than their male counterparts in respect of male and female sub-ordinates. However, the other hypothesis was upheld and no difference was found between the male and female managers in empowering their all female / male sub-ordinates. Finally, the study made several recommendations and suggested needed research.
Description: Organized by Centre for Communication Skills and Entrepreneurship UniMAP in collaboration with The Ministry of Higher Education Malaysia, 5th - 6th December 2008 at Putra Palace Hotel, Perlis.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/5682
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