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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 empowering.

There are a number of good reasons […]

Empowerment: What Does Delegation Have to Do with Empowerment?2020-03-20T12:46:14-05:00

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, you will probably get five different answers.  But there are […]

Empowerment: What is Empowerment?2020-03-20T12:46:14-05:00

Employee Engagement: What Can Leaders Do to Improve Employee Engagement?

 

Leaders play a big role when it comes to creating, maintaining, and maybe even promoting employee engagement.  What can leaders do to improve it?

There are a number of things leaders can do.

Leaders need to consider and sincerely communicate the value of the activities and tasks coworkers provide.  The perception of the importance of the job has a significant impact […]

Employee Engagement: What Can Leaders Do to Improve Employee Engagement?2020-03-20T12:46:14-05:00

Employee Engagement: What Can I Do to Improve Engagement?

 

Most people agree that this employee engagement thing is a good idea. What can a person do to improve employee engagement?

Well, you don’t need a title to be a champion for employee engagement.  There are a number of things you can do to help improve employee engagement.

The first thing you can do is decide…that you like your work.  Do […]

Employee Engagement: What Can I Do to Improve Engagement?2020-03-20T12:46:14-05:00

Team Building: What is Norming?

 

There are formal and informal methods for facilitating and participating in meetings.

Parliamentary procedures are still used at annual meetings and board meetings.

Today we are talking about norming.  Norms are basically informal rules of conduct.  Norms are shared values, beliefs, behaviors, and procedures.

After a period of conflict, one idea might emerge as the best one, or the team might combine […]

Team Building: What is Norming?2020-03-20T12:46:15-05:00
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