Rich et al 2010 included job satisfaction and intrinsic motivation as other

Rich et al 2010 included job satisfaction and

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Rich et al. (2010) included job satisfaction and intrinsic motivation as other mediators in their study, work engagement exceeded those factors in explaining the relationships among the antecedents and the performance outcomes, as this was identified at ministry of energy and tourism. “The present review has demonstrated that work engagement is a gendered construct where it is easier for men to be engaged than women.” Even though previous research discussed engagement as a positive term, it may not always be innocuous ( Sonnentag et al. , 2008 ; Halbesleben et al. , 2009 ; Shantz et al. , 2010 ; Bakker et al. , 2011 ) especially for individuals who have family responsibilities and who have to overcome barriers present in the gendered organizations. Individuals who do not comply with the “ideal worker” image may have to put in extra efforts to demonstrate engagement in the workplace. Thus, the current presentation of work engagement in the literature and the view that work engagement is the cure to most organizational problems is problematic and gendered. 4.6 High level of accountability in corporate sustainability. Accountability is the process in which a person has a potential obligation to explain his/her actions to another party who has the right to pass judgement on those actions and to administer positive or negative consequences in response to them (Vance, Lowry, and Eggett, 2015). On a happy note, our respondents interviewed established that the ministry is highly accountable for everything that is done by the various sectors in the ministries, due to the proper checks and balances done. One of our respondents made it clear that even before you get your funds to
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undertake your project in your ministry from the ministry of finance, there is a need for you to be called upon for the various heads of that ministry (Example the minister in charge) to defend why the funds or capital should be given to you to undertake such project. The general perception is that there is embezzlement of funds at the government level whenever funds are released for a particular project to be done, therefore there is a proper accountability for every movement in the ministry. According to Agustin Carstens Transparency and accountability are critical for the efficient functioning of a modern economy and for fostering social well-being. In most societies, many powers are delegated to public authorities. Some assurance must then be provided to the delegators —that is, society at large, that this transfer of power is not only effective, but also not abused. Transparency ensures that information is available that can be used to measure the authorities' performance and to guard against any possible misuse of powers. In that sense, transparency serves to achieve accountability, which means that authorities can be held responsible for their actions. Without transparency and accountability, trust will be lacking between a government and those whom it governs. The result would be social instability and an environment that is less than conducive to economic growth. Social and environmental
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