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Title of Thesis

Effect of Female Employee's Empowerment on Labour Productivity of Apparel(Germent)Industry of Pakistan

Author(s)

Muhammad Tahir Nawaz

Institute/University/Department Details
Department Of Engineering Management, Centre For Advanced Studies In Engineering / University Of Engineering And Technology, Taxila
Session
2010
Subject
Engineering Management
Number of Pages
289
Keywords (Extracted from title, table of contents and abstract of thesis)
Pakistan, Studying, Department, Productivity,employees, Empowerment, Industry, Divorced, Female, Dimensions, Effect, Apparel, Labour

Abstract
The entire research has been focused on the main objective of studying the Effects of Female Employee’s Empowerment on Labour Productivity in Apparel (Garment) Industry of Pakistan.
The requisite degree of Empowerment has been ascertained through selected dimensions of gender Empowerment (Economic stability, welfare, mobility and access, organizational environment, political and legal awareness, decision and policy making power, social network).This research is designed to seek answers to stated hypotheses and suggest measures for improving labour productivity of apparel (garment) sector of Pakistan through Female Employee’s Empowerment.
The research is designed to be descriptive and empirical in nature.The research variables and their dimensions are defined and measured through survey.The survey was conducted on the basis of questionnaire tool, interview protocol and discussions. The researcher focuses on formal research with the purpose of testing the developed hypotheses and analyses thereupon. The research investigated the impact of Female Employee’s Empowerment on labour productivity and also the correlation of Female Employee’s Empowerment and its dimensions with labour productivity.
In this research, ten hypotheses were made and their impact and goodness was tested. (H1) The Predictor (Female Employee’s Empowerment) significantly explains the variance in the Criterion Variable (Labour Productivity),(H2) The Labour Productivity significantly differs for different levels of Income,(H3) The Labour Productivity significantly differs for different types of Income,(H4) Middle aged Female Employee’s have more Labour Productivity as compared to Young aged and Old aged Female Employee’s, (H5) The Labour Productivity of Graduate Female Employee’s is greater than less educated Female Employee’s,(H6) Married Female Employee’s have higher labour productivity than Bachelor, Divorced and Widowed Female employee’s, (H7) Skilled Female employee’s have higher labour productivity than Semi-skilled and Non-skilled,(H8) The Mean Labour Productivity of Female Employee’s significantly differs for the three Working Shifts,(H9) There will be a relationship between the shifts of the Female Employee’s and their Income Group(H10) The shift of the Female Employee’s is dependent on the Educational level.
At the end, the research has been concluded by extending recommendations, contributions to knowledge and possible future research / studies on the subject.

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INTRODUCTION

1.1 Background of the Study
1.2 Importance of Gender Empowerment Indicator
1.3 Importance of Productivity Indicator
1.4 Importance of Relationship between Gender Empowerment and Productivity
1.5.Textile Vision of Pakistan

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3 2 LITERATURE REVIEW

2.1 Definitions of Empowerment
2.2 Connotations of Empowerment
2.3 Measurement of Empowerment
2.4 Productivity
2.5 Definitions of Productivity
2.6 Practical Aspects of Productivity
2.7 Labour Productivity
2.8.Problem Statement
2.9 Limitations of the Research
2.10 Historical Profile of Female Employee’s Empowerment and Productivity
2.11 Female Employee’s Empowerment and Social Issues
2.12.Theories Related to Female’s Empowerment
2.13.Academic Perspective

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4 3 HYPOTHESES AND RESEARCH FRAME WORK

3.1 Research Objectives
3.2 Research Hypotheses
3.3 Theoretical Framework

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5 4 RESEARCH METHODOLOGY

4.1 Research Design
4.2 Sampling Design and Conceptual Guideline to Select Sample
4.3 Content Validity
4.4 Questionnaire Development
4.5 Measuring Indicator “Female Labour Productivity of Apparel Sector of Pakistan” and Relevant Information
4.6 Sample / Subjects
4.7 Analytic Strategy with Conceptual Guideline
4.8 Reliability and Validity
4.9 Data Collection Method and Explanations of Its Segments

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6 5 DATA ANALYSIS AND RESULTS

5.1 Data Preparation and Streamlining
5.2 Demographics Analysis
5.3 Controlling Demographic Data
5.4 Validity and Reliability Checking and Confirmation
5.5 Correlation Matrix and its Relevant Explanation
5.6 Goodness of FIT and Linear Regression Analysis
5.7 Hypotheses Testing
5.8 Analysis of Open Ended Questions through SPSS Text Analysis

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7 6 DISCUSSION AND IMPLICATIONS

6.1 Implications of the Research
6.2 Contribution to Knowledge
6.3 Recommendations
6.4 Suggested Areas to be Studied in Future
6.5 Conclusion

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REFERENCES AND APPENDIX

 

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