Psychological Empowerment of Teachers: Development and Validation of Multi-Dimensional Scale
Kundan Singh1, Sandeep Kaur2
1Kundan Singh, Assistant Professor, Department of Education, Lovely Professional University, Phagwara (Punjab), India.
2Sandeep Kaur, Research Scholar, Department of Education, Lovely Professional University, Phagwara (Punjab), India.
Manuscript received on 03 May 2019 | Revised Manuscript received on 15 May 2019 | Manuscript Published on 23 May 2019 | PP: 340-343 | Volume-7 Issue-6S5 April 2019 | Retrieval Number: F10570476S519/2019©BEIESP
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Abstract: The main aim of current paper was to construct and standardize psychological empowerment measure for secondary school teachers in the Indian context. Initially, 50-items were constructed and expert’s views were collected. After that face and content validity was estimated of the scale. To develop the psychometric properties of the scale two independent samples were used. The outcomes of exploratory factor analysis showed that psychological empowerment scale is multidimensional having meaningfulness, self-determination, competence, and impact facets. Findings obtained from confirmatory factor analysis (CFA) confirmed that psychological empowerment scale consists of 25-items had adequate internal consistency indices. In India context, this is an important study which has developed and validates psychological empowerment scale for teachers.
Keywords: Psychological Empowerment, Scale Development, Secondary School Teachers, Factor Analysis.
Scope of the Article: Large-Scale Cyber Systems