The Theory And Concept Of Psychological Empowerment

  • Ammara Kanwal Department of Management Sciences, Lahore Garrison University, Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan.
  • Awais Imam Virtual University of Pakistan, Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan.
Keywords: Psychological Empowerment, Competence, Meaning, Impact, Self Determination


Psychological empowerment is very important concept which is widely used in the researches of industrial psychology. There are discrepancies among researchers about the dimensions of psychological empowerment. This research is finally describes the four dimensional concept of psychological empowerment on the basis of work of Spreitzer who adopt these terms on the basis of work of Thomas and Velthouse and Conger and Kanungo . These four dimensions named are named as competence, meaning, impact and self-determination.