Effect of Empowerment on Human and Social Capital

Document Type: Original Research


1 PhD in Human Resource Management, Faculty Member of Technical and Vocational University Lecturer of Payame Noor University, Markazi, Iran

2 PhD Candidate in Human Resource Management, Science and Research Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran

3 Master of Business Management, University of Isfahan, Isfahan, Iran

4 PhD Student of Business Management, Yazd University, Yazd, Iran


This research investigates the effect of empowerment on human and social capital. The research method is descriptive, analytical and correlational. The statistical population consists of all employees of petrochemical industry of Markazi Province. Sample size equals to 250 employees. Data collection tool is standard questionnaire which its validity was confirmed by content and construct validity and its reliability was calculated by Cronbach’ Alpha. Collected data was analyzed by LISREL software. After the analysis, all research hypotheses accepted.


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