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Empowerment

  1. 1. Empowerment Lawrence Hallett Wales Quality Centre Friday 16th August 2013 Wednesday, 14 August 13
  2. 2. 3 Empowerment Questions • What • Why • How Wednesday, 14 August 13
  3. 3. What is it? • Working in pairs write a definition of empowerment Wednesday, 14 August 13
  4. 4. "The best executive is the one who has sense enough to pick good men to do what he wants done, and self-restraint enough to keep from meddling with them while they do it." Theodore Roosevelt Wednesday, 14 August 13
  5. 5. A literal definition Empower verb [with object and infinitive] • give (someone) the authority or power to do something:members are empowered to audit the accounts of limited companies • [with object] make (someone) stronger and more confident, especially in controlling their life and claiming their rights:movements to empower the poor Derivatives empowerment noun Source Oxford Dictionaries Wednesday, 14 August 13
  6. 6. A Business Definition A management 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, motivation, as well holding them responsible and accountable for outcomes of their actions, will contribute to their competence and satisfaction. Read more: http://www.businessdictionary.com/definition/empowerment.html#ixzz2bqWrr8eo Wednesday, 14 August 13
  7. 7. List 3 words that spring to mind when you hear the word power Wednesday, 14 August 13
  8. 8. How do you empower someone? Wednesday, 14 August 13
  9. 9. How could you be more empowered? Wednesday, 14 August 13
  10. 10. The Sausage factory model Wednesday, 14 August 13
  11. 11. The Sausage factory model My Behaviour Wednesday, 14 August 13
  12. 12. The Sausage factory model My Behaviour Team performance Wednesday, 14 August 13
  13. 13. The Sausage factory model My Behaviour Team performance Improved Team performance Wednesday, 14 August 13
  14. 14. The Sausage factory model My Behaviour Team performance Improved Team performance Wednesday, 14 August 13
  15. 15. The Sausage factory model My Behaviour Team performance Improved Team performance Wednesday, 14 August 13
  16. 16. The Sausage factory model My Behaviour Team performance Improved Team performance Change my behaviour Wednesday, 14 August 13
  17. 17. "Power can be taken, but not given. The process of the taking is empowerment in itself." Gloria Steinem Wednesday, 14 August 13
  18. 18. Why empower? Wednesday, 14 August 13
  19. 19. 3 Critical outcomes driven by empowerment Performance Innovation Organisational citizenship Full citation: Seibert, S.E., Wang, G, and Courtright, S.H. (2011). Antecedents and consequences of psychological and team empowerment: A meta-analytic review. Journal of Applied Psychology Wednesday, 14 August 13
  20. 20. A working example Wednesday, 14 August 13
  21. 21. The Barriers Wednesday, 14 August 13
  22. 22. 3 fundamental barriers Not walking the talk Non participation Empowerment is a byproduct Wednesday, 14 August 13
  23. 23. How would you enable empowerment in your organisation? Wednesday, 14 August 13
  24. 24. The enablers Leadership Positive leadership e.g.Trust, authenticity, support High performance practices e.g.Training, rewards, recognition, participation, etc Access to resources Interesting work Individual Self evaluation Self-efficacy Locus of control Full citation: Seibert, S.E., Wang, G, and Courtright, S.H. (2011). Antecedents and consequences of psychological and team empowerment: A meta-analytic review. Journal of Applied Psychology Wednesday, 14 August 13
  25. 25. Schiens 5 Attention Reactions to crises Role modeling Allocation of rewards Criteria for selection and dismissal Wednesday, 14 August 13
  26. 26. Hand over plans The Role Skills needed Current skill level Gap analysis Timescales Wednesday, 14 August 13

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