Empowerment in Organizations: Volume 4 Issue 2


Table of contents

Empowerment: what it is and what it is not

Joan Pastor

Discusses empowerment in terms of common misunderstandings. Everybody talks about empowerment these days and many company leaders claim to be practicing it, but there are…


Unearthing buried treasure

John E. Davis, Brenda A. Stocking

Mid Kent Area is part of Kent County Council Social Services Department. In 1993, its managers asked if a typical local authority bureaucracy was a suitable organization…


Humor ‐ an empowerment tool for the 1990s

Jacqueline Miller

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…


Is your organization really committed to teams? A self‐test for measuring your organization’s commitment

Paul Pence

Discusses ways of measuring an organization’s support of teams. States that support systems define organizations and highlight their values. Provides a questionnaire to…


Control and isolation in the management of empowerment

David Collins

Attempts to reanalyze the concept of empowerment as it relates to management. Tracing the origins and nature of management, outlines a case for viewing empowerment as part…




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1993 – 1998

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Emerald Publishing Limited