Essay by tsar1111University, Master's March 2004

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We live in an organizational word. Organizations of one form or another are a

necessary part of our society ans serves many important needs.

"Organisations can be seen as a group of people working together to attain common

goals. It includes routines behaviour, norms, dominant values and a feeling of climate

conveyed with a purpose and function of culture to help foster internal integration"

(Sims et al,2001)

"Organizational behaviour is concerned with the study of the behaviour of people

within an organizational stting.it involves the understanding, prediction and control of

human behaviour and the factors which influence the performance of people as

members of an organisation"


The study of organizational behaviour embraces therefore an understanding of:

-The behaviour of people

-The process of management

-The organizational context in which the process of management takes place

-Organizational processes and the execution of work

-Interactions with the external environment of which the organization is part.

Understanding what is empowerment and the steps for its implementation is the first

major task on the road to real empowerment.

In now a-days the application of employee empowerment has become a commonly

used organizational strategy when attempting to increase employee motivation and

hence organizational effectiveness.

It's one of the principle methods used by organizations attempting to inspire their

employees to new heights of performance and motivation.

"Employee motivation is not just a management fad rather than it is a necessity in an

environment where customer and competition require fast, flexible


And I think that organizations seem to have identified the benefits of empowerment

leading to solving customer and organizational problems promptly and professionally.

So, no wonder that both management researchers and practitioners " Believe that it

(empowerment) is an effective method for equipping organizations and employees

with skills necessary to meet the...