FEMALE VICE CHAIRS’ TRAINING AND ITS EFFECTIVENESS FOR DECISION MAKING PROCESS AT UPAZILLA PARISHADS IN BANGLADESH
The purpose of this study was to assess the effectiveness of female vice chairs’ training for decision making process at Upazilla Parishads in Bangladesh. The study adopted both quantitative and qualitative research approaches for collecting data. This study selected 128 female vice chairs as the respondents of this study. The data of this study was collected from 64 districts of Bangladesh. Questionnaire and in-depth interview were used as the instruments of this present study for obtaining data. Both primary and secondary data were used for analysis, validation and reliability. Qualitative data was used in the purpose of triangulating quantitative data. The study examined the effectiveness of female vice chairs’ training for decision making at Upazilla Parishads in Bangladesh. The study has revealed that the female vice chairs who receive trainings can influence the decision-making process about project selection, implementation and engagement in meetings, and it reflects that female vice chairs with trainings are admitted less or more by the other participants for decision-making process about project selection, implementation and engagement in meetings.