Summary: This book is a toolkit for those at different stages of the spectrum of leadership. It describes at each level what empowerment looks like, feels like and sounds like. It offers a structure and framework of 'how to' enable a workforce. Specific examples are drawn from public and private sectors, service and manufacturing, for both large FTSE 250 companies and small and medium sized enterprises. This is a 'hands on' book. It will assist anyone who wants to learn about empowerment, what differentiates it from delegation and how it can be implemented in any kind of organisation to achieve the benefits outlined. Key Features: 1. Provides an everyday analogy to define empowerment 2. Offers a step by step guide to implement an empowerment strategy for use up to CEO levels 3. Identifies the language and actions of empowering leaders, from the first line supervisor to the board 4. Provides a 'must have' guide for all those consultants and change agents on how to start the mind shift for employees from calculative compliance to empowered cooperation 5.
Explores case studies to show different ways empowerment can be used from the small team basis to the grand organisational design The Author: Mike Applegarth has been a training professional for 25 years, with over 20 of those as a consultant. He has worked at all levels in various public and private sectors of business and with charities too. He is the Author of How To Take a Training Audit. Readership: Board members, leaders, CEOs, Managing Directors and managers of small and medium sized enterprises wanting to move the culture of their organisation towards a 'can do, will do' attitude. Contents: What is empowerment? The role of leadership in empowerment Exploring the need and the benefits Enabling individuals and teams Implementing in the organisation Monitoring the cultural change and dealing with feedback Case studies from public and private sectors Bibliography, web sites, videos, DVDs and books
About the Author
Mike Applegarth has been a training professional for 25 years, with over 20 of those as a consultant. He has worked at all levels in various public and private sectors of business and with charities too. He is the Author of How To Take a Training Audit.