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Humor ‐ an empowerment tool for the 1990s

Jacqueline Miller (HRD Consultant/Educator in Burnsville, Minnesota, USA)

Empowerment in Organizations

ISSN: 0968-4891

Article publication date: 1 June 1996

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Abstract

Addresses the value of laughter, play and a sense of humor as tools for improving communication, innovation and empowerment. Organizations around the world are hiring the author, and other facilitators, to deliver playful and humorous programs designed to help team members develop a creative, collaborative and customer‐centered culture. Lowering stress, improving interpersonal skills, increasing creativity and accelerating learning all can be accomplished by including fun in the workplace. These behaviors and skills support the empowered organization.

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Miller, J. (1996), "Humor ‐ an empowerment tool for the 1990s", Empowerment in Organizations, Vol. 4 No. 2, pp. 16-21. https://doi.org/10.1108/09684899610118046

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MCB UP Ltd

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