Demystifying empowerment.

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dc.contributor.author Bekker, Q.E.
dc.contributor.author Crous, F.
dc.date.accessioned 2008-10-29T08:46:56Z
dc.date.available 2008-10-29T08:46:56Z
dc.date.issued 1998
dc.identifier.citation 24(2), 34-43. en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10210/1391
dc.description.abstract It would appear that the concept of empowerment has become popular and is so widely used that it has become a fad. It is also generally poorly understood and this results in a degree of mistrust and cynicism. There is often a lack of clarity as to the role and contribution of empowerment in organisations, and how empowerment differs from concepts such as employee involvement and participation. The key dimensions, benefits and paradigm of empowerment are also misunderstood areas. To overcome these problems this literature and theory assessment attempts to define empowerment, to provide a basis for a healthy empowerment paradigm and to stimulate further theoretical and empirical research. en
dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher Journal of Industrial Psychology en
dc.rights Complies with the rights as specified by the publisher: http://www.sajip.co.za/ & Copyright University Johannesburg en
dc.subject Empowerment en
dc.subject Employee involvement en
dc.subject Empowerment paradigm en
dc.subject Empowerment organisations en
dc.title Demystifying empowerment. en
dc.type Article en

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