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Journal: Academic Research International (Vol.3, No. 3)

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Page : 393-400

Keywords : Psychological empowerment; autonomy; responsibility; information;

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The purpose of this study is to investigate the relationship between empowerment and job satisfaction. Four dimension of empowerment are identified, Autonomy, Responsibility, Information, Creativity. These all have more or less an impact upon job satisfaction. For this study research the data has been collected from a sample of about six hundred people. In this study service sector was selected, which involve Hotels, Hospitals, Education sector. Data collected from above mentioned service sector. By using the regression analysis it is found that there is a positive relationship between autonomy, responsibility, information, creativity and job satisfaction. But the impact of relationship of job satisfaction and autonomy is relatively high then other variables, information is negative and significance level is also more than others which show that it is inversely related to job satisfaction. The study concludes that employee empowerment plan should consider different scope of empowerment. At least, managers need to keep in mind the four dimensions of empowerment discussed in this research. Understanding different dimensions of empowerment will enable managers to design and implement a successful empowerment plan. Most of the research evidence regarding associations between employee’s empowerment and job satisfaction is from the developed countries and little evidence from the developing countries especially in sub continent. This study will be a relational study between empowerment and job satisfaction in Pakistani settings

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