Month: January 2018

What is the Motivation for Writing? Why do people write? What does EFQM have to do with it?

I met a colleague at the University campus, just as I was about to go in to teach. After initial greetings were over, he congratulated me on my book being published and asked: ‘Rozana, what made you write the second book on empowerment’? Once a researcher, always a researcher, I thought John is forever asking …

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How to Leverage the Smooth Running of your Business.

#Empowerment, Self-confidence and Running your Business (Second Article). I was approached by a course organiser, to design and run a course for a group of self-employed people to build their self-confidence and feel empowered in their business. I promised my readers I would write 2/3 articles about this course. This is my second article in …

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Empowerment, Self-confidence and Running your Business.

Early in January 2015, I was approached by a course organiser, to design and run a course for a group of self-employed people to build their self-confidence and feel empowered in their business. I spent some time designing it and came up with this title: ‘Empowerment, Self-confidence and Running your Business.’ I showed the course …

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Effective utilisation of human resources is a strategic issue for organisations

The competitive nature of the global market place and business environment has made effective utilisation and retention of human resources a strategic issue for organisations. There is a growing realisation that traditional hierarchical ‘command and control’ organisations are struggling to meet the increasing demands for flexibility and quality in order to meet customer demands and …

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Would you trust or allow your employees to take decisions at work?

During an employee empowerment interview, one company leader said to me, ‘We all make big decisions in our lives; we buy cars, houses, we rear families, we make decisions about their education, employment and many other things, so why do we think people can’t take decisions at work?’ He also supplied answers to the question …

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Create an Employee Empowerment Culture. People are the most important assets of an organisation.

People are the most important assets of an organisation. Succeeding through the ‘Talent of People’ is one of the fundamental concepts of EFQM (European Foundation for Quality Management). However, an important point is that organisations need to nurture and create an environment which enables to free the talent of people and one of the ways …

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Does the rhetoric of empowerment drop on your head at every turn like ‘confetti’?

(LinkedIn sent me a note saying that publishing shorter posts and more often is better than waiting for the perfect draft. Thank you LinkedIn. That is actually quite inspiring)! In the next few posts, I will write about employee empowerment, a subject that I have studied and researched for a number of years, interviewed people …

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Employee Empowerment Podcast Episode 1 – Dr Rozana Huq

Hi I’m Rozana Huq and welcome to my series of Podcasts on Employee Empowerment.

If your organisation is applying for Quality or Excellence Awards, for example, The European Foundation for Quality Management (EFQM), then the information in this series of podcasts can help you understand the qualities that are needed to be an Excellent Leader and the pitfalls to avoid in order to create an empowered and sustainable organisation.

If you as a Leader would like to achieve Excellence for your organisation you need to empower your employees to be creative and innovative and enable them to take decisions confidently and if you as a Leader value and trust your employees to be empowered and would like to support them in an improved appropriate manner, then you may benefit from these podcasts. 

I teach Leaders extraordinary skills and techniques with regards to behaviour, action and self-mastery in order to achieve Excellence not just for the organisation but also for themselves.

(Podcast Music: Chris Zabriskie)

 

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