People Power:

Employee Empowerment

10 Steps to Empowerment

A Common Sense Guide to Managing People


By: Jane Smith, the author of Ten Steps To Empowerment



  1. Tell people what their responsibilities are

  2. Give them authority equal to their responsibilities

  3. Set standards of excellence

  4. Provide people with training that will enable them meet these standards


  1. Give them knowledge and information

  2. Provide feedback on performance

  3. Recognize them for their achievements

  4. Trust them

  5. Give them permission to fail

  6. Treat them with dignity and respect

Yin-Yang of Employee Empowerment

Inspire People: 4 Strategies

Energize Employees

Employee Empowerment

Why Employee Empowerment?

Empowerment vs. Delegation

Empowerment for Innovation

4 Principles to Empowerment

Getting Employees Involved: 9 Ways

Balanced Employee Empowerment

Freedom to Fail

Your People Skills


Empower Others

New Management Models

Managing Knowledge Workers

25 Lessons from Jack Welch

Managerial Leadership

Leadership-Management Synergy

Inspirational Leader: 10 Roles

Winning Organization

Flat Organizational Structure

New People Partnership

Build an Innovative Culture

Best Practices

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