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Definition Empowerment of Employees. Description.

Empowerment of employees is the process of distributing power, decision-making responsibilities, discretion and/or resources to subordinates, employees or workers.

Nowadays, knowledge-based enterprises are characterized by a flat hierarchical structures and a multi-skilled workforce.

Managers assume leadership and coaching tasks and provide employees (knowledge workers) with the resources and working conditions they need to accomplish the goals they've agreed to. In brief, managers work for their staff, and not the reverse. Empowerment is the oil that lubricates this process.

Empowerment can contribute to the performance of organizations in a number of ways:

  1. Motivate (knowledge) workers to work harder.

  2. Improve the level or competences of employees.

  3. Decrease the need for indirect staff (when direct staff takes on certain responsibilities previously performed by indirect staff).

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Best Practices - Empowerment of Employees Premium
  Peter Block's Six Conversations
Conversation is one of the most natural things peo...

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Usage (application): Enterprise 2.0, Social Media Integration, Business Process Management

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Usage (application): Performance Management, Employee Empowerment

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Usage (application): Organizational Commitment, Performance Management, Stress Management, Workplace Management

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Usage (application): Relationship Management, Employee Relationship,

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Usage (application): Employee Empowerment, Participative Mangement

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Usage (application): Employee Resilience, Multitasking, Absenteism, Employee Involvement, Dual Commitment, Work/Life Balance

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Usage (application): Employee Commitment, Employee Participation, Participative Management

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Organizations aim for success. And so do employees...
Usage (application): Employee Engagement, Organizational Commitment, Amployee Attitude

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Usage (application): Employee Empowerment, Employee Participation, Participative Management, Participative Leadership

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Compare also: Bottom-up Approach  |  Centralization and Decentralization  |  Leadership Continuum  |  Leadership Styles  |  Hawthorne Effect  |  Employee Attitude Survey  |  Self-Directed Team

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