Impact of Psychological Employee Empowerment on Employee Satisfaction in the Banking sector in West Bengal

Abstract Employee empowerment is giving employees a certain degree of autonomy and responsibility for decision-making regarding their specific organizational tasks. Psychological employee empowerment, structural empowerment, critical social empowerment and social empowerment are some of the common perspectives of empowerment. The aim of the study has been to ascertain individually the factors affecting psychological employee empowerment Read More …

A Regulatory Policy Design Map: A case of Electricity Pricing Policy

Abstract The Electricity sector is on the cusp of big business and government. Pricing policies are strategic as they determine the business model of a company. This paper proposes a regulatory policy design map that explores the decision-making criteria and contexts used in selecting appropriate pricing mechanisms. This map is based on a literature survey Read More …

American Stress Scenario Debilitates the Minds: Was it Avoidable with PPP Moves?

Abstract The paper deals with changes in the modern US economy in the New Millennium. Some of these are impacting the personal lives of people – infants, children, the youth, the middle-aged executives, as well as the aged and retired. The challenges result in stress, which is clearly apparent, especially when compared with the not-so-fast Read More …

Emerging Structural Response of the Corporate Sector – Early evidence on Mandatory Commitment

Abstract Sustainability is expected to be the essence of antecedents, process and the outcomes of any business. It is a marked change since the oft-quoted statement that social responsibility of business is to increase its profits (Friedman 1970). In line with the globally sweeping attitudinal transformation, the Indian corporate sector too witnessed a major structural Read More …

Sustaining Earth: Bringing Law, Society and Sustainable Development Together

Abstract The world is facing an unprecedented crisis of sustaining life and the earth. There is the need to have a balance between sustainability and governance, and between traditional patterns of ‘conflict’ and contemporary need for ‘cooperation’ in international affairs. It is graver than what is generally understood. Contemporary ‘urgency’ to cope with the issues Read More …

Trade Liberalization and Inequality: Re-examining Theory and Empirical Evidence

Abstract This paper re-examines the theoretical and empirical evidence regarding the impact of trade liberalization on income inequality and attempts to identify areas for future research. Since the 1980s, there has been a rise in inequality in both the developed and developing world. This was also the time when many developing countries liberalised their trade Read More …

Personality Dimensions as a correlate of Work Engagement: A Study of working women in Indore city

Abstract Work engagement is a vital HR variable for all organizations to sail through in this cut-throat era of competition as engaged employees are brand representatives and help the organization deliver superior performance to gain competitive advantage. Different personality dimensions relate to satisfaction in a particular task (Judge, Heller & Mount, 2002), predict job performance Read More …