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The Effect Of Learning Organizations On Psychological Empowerment: A Research In Public Sector


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  • Duygu TOPLU

    (Istanbul Universitesi)

  • Meltem AKCA

    (Istanbul Universitesi)

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    Persistence of an organization and its adaptation to changing environment is very crucial in organizational context. The organizations which give necessary importance to their employees’ needs and foster their willingness to learn, are expected to be more succesful than others. The purpose of this study is to investigate the effects of learning organizations’ characteristics on psychological empowerment. Within this context, first the relationship between learning organization and psychological empowerment, then the effects of learning organizations’ characteristics on the psychological empowerment are investigated. According to the results of the study, learning organizations are supposed to have psychological empowered employees because of their organization’s characteristics.

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    Article provided by Istanbul Commerce University in its journal Istanbul Commerce University Journal of Social Sciences.

    Volume (Year): 23 (2013)
    Issue (Month): 1 ()
    Pages: 221-235

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    Handle: RePEc:icu:journl:v:23:y:2013:i:1:p:221-235

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    Keywords: learning organizations; psychological empowerment; empowerment;


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