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Empowerment: What Does Empowerment Have To Do With Engagement?

According to businessdictionary.com, empowerment is the practice of sharing information, rewards, and power with employees so that they can take initiative and make decisions to solve problems and improve service and performance.

Empowerment is based on the idea that giving employees skills, resources, authority, opportunity, […]

Empowerment: What Does Empowerment Have To Do With Engagement?2016-12-28T16:51:36-05:00

Empowerment: What Does Delegation Have To Do With Empowerment?

Job enlargement, job enrichment, and job rotation can enhance employee retention. We were hired to do a certain job, we feel like we have mastered it, and we’re starting to feel kind of bored.

 

It is exciting to take on some new tasks and duties. Delegation may be required. Delegation can be […]

Empowerment: What Does Delegation Have To Do With Empowerment?2016-12-28T16:51:36-05:00

Empowerment: How Do You Create an Empowerment Culture?

My coworkers say that they’ve “got my back.”

 

I’m not sure if that means they support me, or that they’ve “got my back” to push or throw me under the bus, or make it easier to point the finger at me if things don’t work out. This is not an empowering culture.

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Empowerment: How Do You Create an Empowerment Culture?2016-12-28T16:51:37-05:00

Empowerment: What is Empowerment?

It is sometimes difficult to keep up with the trendy terms, the technical jargon, and the buzzwords. Here’s a new one: empowerment. Sounds like a fancy word for “someone dumping their work on me”. 

So, what is empowerment?

What I have found is if you ask five different people that question, […]

Empowerment: What is Empowerment?2016-12-28T16:51:37-05:00

Hiring the Best People: What About Rewards and Recognition?

Many organizations believe a paperweight or a plaque is a rewards and recognition program. However, some rewards aren’t very rewarding. And some recognition activities aren’t very motivating. Keep in mind that every recognition action can have a value in reinforcing positive job performance.

Some of the best recognition programs, recognize the best performers, in a number […]

Hiring the Best People: What About Rewards and Recognition?2016-12-28T16:51:37-05:00
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