Empowerment in Organizations: Volume 4 Issue 1


Table of contents

Observations on the state of empowerment in today’s organization

Linda Logan, William B. Harley, Joan Pastor, Linda S. Wing, Naftaly Glasman, Lee Hanson, David Collins, Barbara A. Cleary, Jacqueline Miller, Paul Hegedahl

Each member of the Journal’s Editorial Advisory Board reviews the state of empowerment in today’s organizations.


Whither democracy? Lost debates in management empowerment

David Collins

Attempts to recontextualize the study of empowerment in management by (re)tracing the linkages between the concepts of participation, democracy and empowerment. Reforging…


Fostering an environment of employee contribution to increase commitment and motivation

Geoffrey C. Lloyd

Describes the success of the British Gas employee suggestion scheme, championed by the chief executive as the vehicle which has enabled the company’s change process to…


Empowerment to the people: creating an atmosphere for growth

Audrey J. Beach

Describes a case study of an organization which has taken steps toward employee empowerment, suggesting that suitable conditions are created by a nontraditional system of…


“Water buffaloes get bewitched”: observations of a participatory rural appraisal training workshop

Christine Hogan

Villages and communities are complex learning organizations. Since 1988, villagers in the south (third world) have been encouraged through participatory rural appraisal…




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1993 – 1998

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Emerald Publishing Limited