- This involves
Employees feelpsychologicalempowerment whenthey feel they havechoices and the powerto initiate action, whenthey feel competent,when they perceive theyhave an impact, andwhen they feel the job ismeaningful
in order to initate action employees must have confidence to believe they can be effective
-most empowerment programs fail, because employees are not properly trained, i.e. not trained in scheduling budgeting, ordering inventories ect.
thought to work because it influence the intrinsic motivation of employees
A meta-analysis foundthat supervisors’participative behaviorsinfluenced employeesintrinsic motivation,which in turn influencedtheir organizationalcommitment.