empowerment
noun see empower

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • empowerment — em‧pow‧er‧ment [ɪmˈpaʊəmənt ǁ ˈpaʊr ] noun [uncountable] HUMAN RESOURCES when workers in a company are given more responsibility by being allowed to organize their own work, make decisions without asking their managers etc. For the company, this… …   Financial and business terms

  • empowerment — index charter (sanction), droit, force (strength), freedom, license, sanction (permission) …   Law dictionary

  • Empowerment — For the piece of public art, see Empowerment (sculpture). For the Tibetan Buddhist practice, see Empowerment (Tibetan Buddhism). Empowerment refers to increasing the spiritual, political, social, racial, educational, gender or economic strength… …   Wikipedia

  • Empowerment — Mit Empowerment bezeichnet man Strategien und Maßnahmen, die geeignet sind, den Grad an Autonomie und Selbstbestimmung im Leben von Menschen oder Gemeinschaften zu erhöhen und die es ihnen ermöglichen, ihre Interessen (wieder) eigenmächtig,… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Empowerment — L’empowerment, terme anglais traduit par autonomisation ou capacitation, est la prise en charge de l individu par lui même, de sa destinée économique, professionnelle, familiale et sociale. L empowerment, comme son nom l indique, est le processus …   Wikipédia en Français

  • empowerment — In human resource management, the giving of increased responsibility and a measure of control to employees in their working lives. The concept is based on the view that people need personal satisfaction and fulfilment in their work and that… …   Big dictionary of business and management

  • empowerment — empower, empowerment Empower is a 17c verb meaning ‘to give power or authority to’. In the 1970s it acquired a new meaning, ‘to make (someone) able to do something’, implying the freedom to adopt moral values and principles of one s choice as… …   Modern English usage

  • empowerment — [[t]ɪmpa͟ʊə(r)mənt[/t]] N UNCOUNT: oft the N of n The empowerment of a person or group of people is the process of giving them power and status in a particular situation. This government believes very strongly in the empowerment of women …   English dictionary

  • empowerment — empower, empowerment → empoderar(se) …   Diccionario panhispánico de dudas

  • empowerment — The delegation of decision making authority to individuals at lower levels of an organization. Management theory frequently advocates empowerment of employees as a way of mitigating some of the dysfunctional effects of traditional *chain of… …   Auditor's dictionary

  • empowerment —  To allow greater employee decision making.  ► “Management’s definition [of empowerment]: Work harder with fewer people, don’t rock the boat and don’t complain.” (Supervision, Jan. 1994, p. 3) …   American business jargon

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