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Why managers’ attempts to empower their employees often fail – and even lead to unethical behavior

By Tobias Dennerlein, Assistant Professor of Management, Purdue University
A majority of American workers right now are not feeling very motivated on the job, a new survey suggests.

Management experts often encourage business leaders to motivate employees by empowering them. The idea is that when workers are free to make decisions and manage their workday they become more motivated, perform better and work more creatively.

However,…The Conversation

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