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Psychological empowerment of employees for competitive advantages

Psychological empowerment of employees for competitive advantages <jats:sec><jats:title content-type="abstract-subheading">Purpose</jats:title><jats:p>This paper aims to assess the existing situation of psychological empowerment to employees and explore the relationship between psychological empowerment and competitive advantages in service sector of Nepal.</jats:p></jats:sec> <jats:sec><jats:title content-type="abstract-subheading">Design/methodology/approach</jats:title><jats:p>The study followed descriptive cum exploratory research design. Data collected through structured questionnaire based on Menon’s three-component model and Wright’s four-component model used to measure psychological employment and competitive advantages from employees of banking and hospital sector.</jats:p></jats:sec> <jats:sec><jats:title content-type="abstract-subheading">Findings</jats:title><jats:p>Psychological empowerment of employees in service sector is significantly different between public and private organizations. Even though the factors that are extracted are quite different than of Western practices, psychological empowerment has positive and significant impact on the competitive advantages.</jats:p></jats:sec> <jats:sec><jats:title content-type="abstract-subheading">Research limitations/implications</jats:title><jats:p>This study is mainly based on service sector of Nepal: Banking and Hospital.</jats:p></jats:sec> <jats:sec><jats:title content-type="abstract-subheading">Practical implications</jats:title><jats:p>This paper is useful to academicians and practitioners seeking to develop psychological empowerment to achieve competitive advantages in their organizations and help to add values in people management areas particularly in South Asian corporations.</jats:p></jats:sec> <jats:sec><jats:title content-type="abstract-subheading">Originality/value</jats:title><jats:p>This is perhaps the very first investigation of its kind in the Nepalese context.</jats:p></jats:sec> http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png International Journal of Law and Management CrossRef

Psychological empowerment of employees for competitive advantages

International Journal of Law and Management , Volume 59 (4): 466-488 – Jul 10, 2017

Psychological empowerment of employees for competitive advantages


Abstract

<jats:sec><jats:title content-type="abstract-subheading">Purpose</jats:title><jats:p>This paper aims to assess the existing situation of psychological empowerment to employees and explore the relationship between psychological empowerment and competitive advantages in service sector of Nepal.</jats:p></jats:sec>
<jats:sec><jats:title content-type="abstract-subheading">Design/methodology/approach</jats:title><jats:p>The study followed descriptive cum exploratory research design. Data collected through structured questionnaire based on Menon’s three-component model and Wright’s four-component model used to measure psychological employment and competitive advantages from employees of banking and hospital sector.</jats:p></jats:sec>
<jats:sec><jats:title content-type="abstract-subheading">Findings</jats:title><jats:p>Psychological empowerment of employees in service sector is significantly different between public and private organizations. Even though the factors that are extracted are quite different than of Western practices, psychological empowerment has positive and significant impact on the competitive advantages.</jats:p></jats:sec>
<jats:sec><jats:title content-type="abstract-subheading">Research limitations/implications</jats:title><jats:p>This study is mainly based on service sector of Nepal: Banking and Hospital.</jats:p></jats:sec>
<jats:sec><jats:title content-type="abstract-subheading">Practical implications</jats:title><jats:p>This paper is useful to academicians and practitioners seeking to develop psychological empowerment to achieve competitive advantages in their organizations and help to add values in people management areas particularly in South Asian corporations.</jats:p></jats:sec>
<jats:sec><jats:title content-type="abstract-subheading">Originality/value</jats:title><jats:p>This is perhaps the very first investigation of its kind in the Nepalese context.</jats:p></jats:sec>

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1754-243X
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10.1108/ijlma-03-2016-0035
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Abstract

<jats:sec><jats:title content-type="abstract-subheading">Purpose</jats:title><jats:p>This paper aims to assess the existing situation of psychological empowerment to employees and explore the relationship between psychological empowerment and competitive advantages in service sector of Nepal.</jats:p></jats:sec> <jats:sec><jats:title content-type="abstract-subheading">Design/methodology/approach</jats:title><jats:p>The study followed descriptive cum exploratory research design. Data collected through structured questionnaire based on Menon’s three-component model and Wright’s four-component model used to measure psychological employment and competitive advantages from employees of banking and hospital sector.</jats:p></jats:sec> <jats:sec><jats:title content-type="abstract-subheading">Findings</jats:title><jats:p>Psychological empowerment of employees in service sector is significantly different between public and private organizations. Even though the factors that are extracted are quite different than of Western practices, psychological empowerment has positive and significant impact on the competitive advantages.</jats:p></jats:sec> <jats:sec><jats:title content-type="abstract-subheading">Research limitations/implications</jats:title><jats:p>This study is mainly based on service sector of Nepal: Banking and Hospital.</jats:p></jats:sec> <jats:sec><jats:title content-type="abstract-subheading">Practical implications</jats:title><jats:p>This paper is useful to academicians and practitioners seeking to develop psychological empowerment to achieve competitive advantages in their organizations and help to add values in people management areas particularly in South Asian corporations.</jats:p></jats:sec> <jats:sec><jats:title content-type="abstract-subheading">Originality/value</jats:title><jats:p>This is perhaps the very first investigation of its kind in the Nepalese context.</jats:p></jats:sec>

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Published: Jul 10, 2017

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