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The concept of empowerment has different meanings in different contexts (Zimmerman, 1990).
Thus, based on the preceding discussion, we believed that centralization would influence the meaning, competence, self-determination, and impact dimensions of employees' psychological empowerment and we proposed the following hypothesis:
The sections of this paper are distributed as follows: the next section considers a background to the study that discusses women empowerment and stylized facts in Nigeria.
Apart from the important role of women in food production and quality of consumption, the need to study the impact of empowerment across gender and on dietary intake is motivated by the following stylized facts.
Empowerment theory is rooted in the educational theories of Paulo Freire.
For the purposes of this study, the authors focused on how school counselors promote the personal empowerment of Chicana/o and Latina/o High School Students.
We chose women from rural areas for this study as scholars are of the view that studies relating to empowerment should focus on those areas where fewer choices exist for individuals in lives (Kabeer, 2005).
Women are now gaining structural empowerment through government actions and policies.
The term empowerment began to be used among feminists working in South Asian community groups and NGOs in the mid-1970s.
Cities for Financial Empowerment Fund (CFE Fund) supports municipal efforts to improve the financial stability of households by leveraging opportunities unique to local government.
Huxtable (1995) defines empowerment as the art of giving authority to employees of an organization to settle and control matters affecting their daily activities at work, as well as share and distribute power.
El papel de los aspectos organizacionales y del contexto sobre el empowerment experimentado por los trabajadores es uno de los temas de investigacion mas relevantes en la actualidad, asi como el desarrollo de herramientas y definiciones operativas sobre el concepto.

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