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Balancing Empowerment and Accountability Is Vital in Team Management

Balancing Empowerment and Accountability Is Vital in Team Management

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The essence of empowerment

At its core, empowerment is about giving employees control over how they carry out their roles.

  • It's not uncommon for businesses to require employees to complete processes that have been developed exclusively by their managers. When that’s the culture, that is

In the course of a busines shifting to a more employee-empowered structure, communication is critical, including leaders sharing with employees ample information about the goals they are pursuing, as well as expecting that employees will share more feedba...

Being self-directed isn’t for everyone; if employees simply don’t want to be, or haven’t spent significant time training to be self-directed, success won’t be easy.

  • Empowerment must be balanced with accountability; as employees are given more power to control how they work, they need to be given more responsibility for the output.
  • When goals are clearly articulated and feedback regularly provi...

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