Chapter 4

Empowerment: Deploy the energy of the stakeholders

Chapter 4 Empowerment: Deploy the energy of the stakeholders
  • Why empowerment is not endangering good leaders but rather allowing them to grow through the process of sharing power
  • What does ‘power’ mean to millennials and why the good old carrots and sticks have changed into the realisation of a calling and the fear of social isolation, today’s drivers of reward and sanction or of motivation and fear.

Before we come to see how to best empower people, two premises are necessary. Good recruiting comes first. You need the right team in place, before you empower the wrong people. Or, as Dan Jacobs, Head of Talent at Apple, says in his remarkable ...

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