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empower

verb To encourage or provide a person with the means or information to become involved in solving his/her own problems
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Application of Freedman Test for classification of increasing patterns of empowerment of human resources variables for linear programming.
Determination of empowerment function according to effective pattern by step-by step regression as ultimate empowerment model.
In this study, we try to evaluate the empowerment of human resources relation with organizational knowledge management.
Geisler [3] defines empowerment as power injection to the employees.
A reason to carry this study out is finding approaches for increasing human resources empowerment through associated paths to KM.
The studies have been carried out on human resources empowerment in different countries so far have generalized 3 models or approaches in this area.
Second, the motivational approach that considers power gaining as an inner state for gaining influence and control on other people and a basis for empowerment.
Last but not least is the incentive approach which presents a more theoretical perspective for empowerment through creation of intrinsic motivation by nurturing environment and making a sense of efficacy and higher energy.
from among the most important studies performed in relation to different aspects of empowerment Rinehart and Short (1993) "study of effective factors on teachers empowerment" [10], Wu and Short (1996) "evaluation of relationship between psychological empowerment of teacher with job commitment" [11], Morris (1996) "study of empowerment relationship with in-service training" [12], Fox (1998) "human resources empowerment using teacher-learner" [13] are noteworthy.
Moreover, Spreitzer (2000) "study of effective factors on empowering of human resources" [14], Siegall and Gardner (2000) "background factors of psychological empowerment" [15], Savery and Luks (2001) "relationship of empowerment with job satisfaction and stress level" [16], Mohammadi (2001)" evaluation of ways of human resources empowerment at Birjand university" [17],
Khatibi et al (2002) "study of educational-professional system human resources and its effect on raising efficiency and empowerment" [18], Bukingham and Klifton (2003) "identification of human resources and managers empowerment factors and context" [19], Lampers (2004) "teachers empowerment and their creativity an efficiency" [20], Mokhtari zadeh (2004) "analysis of influential factors on human resources empowerment in electricity company, western region" [21], and human resources and to come to an end the study of Hor Abadi (2005) who studied the relationship between organizational structure empowerment to mention variety of researches in empowerment.
To carry this study out firstly the related well-defined literature in human resources empowerment collected and then a questionnaire based on the conceptual pattern for statistical population designed.

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