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The relation between conscientiousness, empowerment and performance.

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dc.contributor.author Sutherland, R.
dc.contributor.author De Bruin, G.P.
dc.contributor.author Crous, F.
dc.date.accessioned 2008-10-29T09:35:54Z
dc.date.available 2008-10-29T09:35:54Z
dc.date.issued 2007
dc.identifier.citation 5(2), 60-67. en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10210/1393
dc.description.abstract This study examined the relationship between conscientiousness, empowerment and job performance among information technology professionals. An Employee Empowerment Questionnaire (EEQ), a Conscientiousness Scale and a Social Desirability Scale were administered to 101 information technology customer service engineers. Managers completed a Performance Evaluation Questionnaire (PEQ) for each customer service engineer. The results indicated a significant relationship between conscientiousness and empowerment. A curvilinear relationship was found between empowerment and performance. The practical and theoretical implications of the findings are discussed. en
dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher SA Journal of Human Resource Management en
dc.rights Complies with the rights as specified by the publisher: http://www.sajhrm.co.za/ & http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/2.5/za/ en
dc.subject Personality en
dc.subject Empowerment en
dc.subject Conscientiousness en
dc.subject Job performance en
dc.title The relation between conscientiousness, empowerment and performance. en
dc.type Article en


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