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Employee Empowerment and Motivation

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Research indicates that many employees who have input into job design and who are given greater responsibility frequently show far greater motivation. These innovative ideas are considered forms of employee empowerment.
Answer the following questions:

What exactly is employee empowerment?
What are the pros from the perspective of the employee?
What are the pros from the perspective of the supervisor?
How does employee empowerment relate to whether management believes in theory X or Y style of management and the decision-making process?
Generally speaking, how does employee empowerment work in unionized environments? Why?

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Alternative hypothesis: there is significant difference between them. µ1≠µ2.
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The employee empowerment and motivations are examined. The pros from the perspective of the employees are determined. Employee empowerment is determined.

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a. Employee empowerment
b. Selection and training
c. Incentives
d. Benefits
e. Quality programs
f. Managerial roles
g. Goals and objectives
h. Performance appraisals
i. Job design
j. Alternative work schedules
k. Stress management
l. Leadership style
m. Other

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