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Empowering Management

What activities could the executive team initiate to empower more management and staff to act on the strategy?

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What activities could the executive team initiate to empower more management and staff to act on the strategy?

Although this question pertains to the work place, at the heart of it lies the basic fundamental issue of people in general, and what motives them to work toward a common goal. Below is a discussion of factors that empower people to act on a common strategy. From that, you can design specific activities, which satisfy these factors.

Ownership of the strategy

One of the most effective ways to get people empowered to act, is to give them ownership of the strategy. Create an environment where staff feel like the idea is their own. This elicits self-elected responsibility to do what it takes to ensure successful completion of the strategy.

Include management and staff in the early discussion and development of the strategy. Let them understand the problems and issues from the beginning, so they appreciate the need for an effective goal and strategy. Whenever possible, let staff provide input into its development. This not only empowers them with knowledge, but also greatly increases their stake in ...

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The activities an executive team should initiate to empower more management and staff to act on the strategy is determined.

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