This simple yet eloquent depiction of leadership begs the question, “How do effective leaders get their people to deliver superior performance?”
Strategies are executed smoothly and course corrections are made almost on auto pilot. Not only does everyone play their roles as is expected of them, but many willingly go the extra mile to reduce costs, delight customers or do what it takes to enable their organizations to do even better.
December 05, 2014
What is empowerment? In simple terms, it’s an umbrella term that includes everything that enhances the capacity of people to make decisions and take actions (including about their own work) that lead to desirable outcomes for the organization.
But organizational creativity is not just about high-profile innovations that lead to industry-disrupting products like iTunes. Nor is it the preserve of the company’s research and development teams. Harnessing employee creativity can be useful even if it is not widely seen by the outside world or results only in incremental changes to the way the organization is run.