How to Combine Employee Empowerment with Operational Discipline? Gulati's 3P Framework

Leadership Continuum
Knowledge Center

 

Next Topic

Leadership Continuum > Forum

Jaap de Jonge, Editor, Netherlands
🔥NEW According to Professor Ranjay Gulati, executives and managers have trouble resolving the tension between employee empowerment and operational discipline (in short: freedom and control). Freedom refers to trusting employees to think and act independently in behalf of the organization. Such freedom is known to increase , improve organizational performance, and to be conducive to innovation. However, unlimited freedom and/or zero control might be inefficient and impractical. That's why Gulati suggests a "refinement" of earlier work of Bartlett and Ghoshal, who suggested a model built on an engaging corporate purpose, flexible management processes and an employee development policy. In order to resolve the tension between employee empowerment and operational discipline in a more practical and user-friendly way, he suggests a 3P Framework:
  1. PURPOSE - A single shared goal that sums up the "why" of the organization. It provides direction and meaning to everything th (...) Read more? Sign up for free

Please register now to read all responses and to join this discussion yourself. It's easy and 100% free.

Sign up for free     Log in


  Joao Paulo Feijoo, Portugal
 

3 Ps and Ambidextrous Organization

This framework fits neatly to the concept of organ (...)

  Henry Velasquez, Manager, Colombia
 

Empowerment versus Discipline

Discipline and empowerment have been two important (...)

  Bernhard Keim, Business Consultant, Germany
 

Too Simple Approach

Replace Freedom by Creativity and Control by Coord (...)

  Alan, Student (University), China
 

Innate Ability and Outside Control

Freedom and control are both important to motivate (...)

  Jaap de Jonge, Editor, Netherlands
 

Struggling with Empowerment vs. Control

I guess we can all see organizations with lots of (...)

  Dr. Remenyi, Coach, Austria
 

Redefine Control

In my work as a consultant the companies I consult (...)

  Kappagomtula CL, Professor, Malaysia
 

Gulati's 3P Model Requires Good Organizational Ethos

Ranjay Gulati's 3P model success depends upon the (...)

  Jayaram, Business Consultant, India
 

Aspects of Balance Freedom <> Control

Most organisations seem to have missed the balance (...)

  Patric Siesing, Consultant, Sweden
 

Focus on the Freedom and Control that is Needed

I think that what is needed should guide the solut (...)

  Armando Aramayo, Business Consultant, Peru
 

Empowerment Must Emphasize Discipline

If the rules are clear and everyone knows that the (...)

  Fredrick Odenge, Turnaround Manager, Kenya
 

Employee Empowerment versus Operational Discipline

It is a wonderful thing to empower employees in an (...)

  Bernhard Keim, Business Consultant, Germany
 

Follow the Golden Rules

@: Follow the 1st Golden Rule: "Treat others at l (...)

  Patric Siesing, Consultant, Sweden
 

Cultural Biases in Empowerment versus Discipline

Well, it also depends on the culture. My point of (...)

  Josephat Olwal Ngesah, Kenya
 

Empowerment versus Control for Millennials

What you all have said is true. Our organizations (...)

  Maurice Hogarth, Consultant, United Kingdom
 

Employee Empowerment Against Unwanted Anarchy

In order to balance wanted empowerment against unw (...)

 
More on Leadership Continuum
Summary
Forum
How to Combine Employee Empowerment with Operational Discipline? Gulati's 3P Framework
Substitutes for Leadership (Kerr and Jermier)
Leaders are the Heads not the Tails of the Organization
Best Practices
🥇Combination of Tannenbaum and Schmidt Continuum with Tuckman Stages
🥈Leadership Succession. Ensuring Continuity of Leadership
🥉Leadership Continuum or Management Continuum?
Leadership is all about Decision making
Laissez Faire versus Democratic Leaders
Force Field = 5 Levels of Management
Special Interest Group Leader

Are you an expert in Leadership Continuum? Sign up for free


Leadership Continuum
Knowledge Center

 

Next Topic



About 12manage | Advertising | Link to us / Cite us | Privacy | Suggestions | Terms of Service
2020 12manage - The Executive Fast Track. V15.6 - Last updated: 24-10-2020. All names of their owners.