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Inspirational Quotes for Business: Empowerment and Delegation

Empowerment and Delegation Quotes

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Empowerment Is a Powerful Management Philosophy

Empowerment Is a Powerful Management Philosophy

Sean Locke

Do you need an inspirational quote about empowerment for your newsletter, business presentation, bulletin board or inspirational posters? These empowerment and delegation quotes are useful to help employee motivation and inspiration.

Quotations About Empowerment and Delegation

"Today many American corporations spend a great deal of money and time trying to increase the originality of their employees, hoping thereby to get a competitive edge in the marketplace. But such programs make no difference unless management also learns to recognize the valuable ideas among the many novel ones, and then finds ways of implementing them." --Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi

"The best executive is the one who has sense enough to pick good men to do what he wants done, and self-restraint enough to keep from meddling with them while they do it." --Theodore Roosevelt

"The great leaders are like the best conductors - they reach beyond the notes to reach the magic in the players." --Blaine Lee

"If there is any one axiom that I have tried to live up to in trying to become successful in business, it is the fact that I have tried to surround myself with associates that know more about business than I do. This policy has always been very successful and is still working for me." --Monte L. Bean

"Virtually every company will be going out and empowering their workers with a certain set of tools, and the big difference in how much value is received from that will be how much the company steps back and really thinks through their business processes, thinking through how their business can change, how their project management, their customer feedback, their planning cycles can be quite different than they ever were before." --Bill Gates

"Not many of us will be leaders; and even those who are leaders must also be followers much of the time. This is the crucial role. Followers judge leaders. Only if the leaders pass that test do they have any impact. The potential followers, if their judgment is poor, have judged themselves. If the leader takes his or her followers to the goal, to great achievements, it is because the followers were capable of that kind of response." --Garry Wills in Certain Trumpets: The Nature of Leadership

"Power can be taken, but not given. The process of the taking is empowerment in itself." --Gloria Steinem

"Never tell people how to do things. Tell them what to do and they will surprise you with their ingenuity." --General George Smith Patton, Jr.

"An empowered organization is one in which individuals have the knowledge, skill, desire, and opportunity to personally succeed in a way that leads to collective organizational success." --Stephen Covey

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