Taking Stock: A review of more than twenty years of research on empowerment at work

  title={Taking Stock: A review of more than twenty years of research on empowerment at work},
  author={Gretchen M. Spreitzer and Peter A. Bamberger and Jane E. Dutton and Dafna Eylon and Bradley L. Kirkman and B Rosen},
Today, more than 70 per cent of organizations have adopted some kind of empowerment initiative for at least part of their workforce (Lawler et al., 2001). To be successful in today’s global business environment, companies need the knowledge, ideas, energy, and creativity of every employee, from front line workers to the top level managers in the executive suite. The best organizations accomplish this by empowering their employees to take initiative without prodding, to serve the collective… 

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  • N. C. OnyemehC. Lee
  • Business
    2014 IEEE International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management
  • 2014
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