UNCG MGT 301 - 375 Written Assignment Chapter 8 v.1-1 (6 pages)

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The University of North Carolina at Greensboro
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Mgt 301 - Intro to Internationl Business

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Written Assignment Chapter 8 I Key Terms and Concepts A Empowerment and Engaging Others Define the term Empowerment 25 Empowerment is based off assumptions that are different from those associated with motivating others or influencing others Empowerment means providing freedom for people to successfully do what they want to do rather than getting them to do what you want them to do How is empowerment different from power 40 Empowerment gives up the control by letting others make their own decisions set goals accomplish results and receive rewards Power means you are telling them what when and how to do something with the authority instead of uplifting you are controlling them more To empower means to enable Power leads to competition few people have it and to get more power implies taking it away from someone else unlike empowerment B Define the 5 dimensions of empowerment are 25 each a Self efficacy Self efficacy is when people are empowered or the feeling that they possess the capability and competence to perform a task successfully Empowered people not only feel competent they feel confident that they can perform adequately b Self determination Self determination is where empowered people have a sense of having choices They experience a sense of choice in initiating and regulating one s own actions People get selfdetermination when they can voluntarily and intentionally involve themselves in tasks rather than being forced to or prohibited from involvement c Personal consequences Personal consequences is similar and related to internal locus of control People with personal consequences believe that expending effort will produce a result It is also an individual s belief at a given point in time in his or her ability to effect a change in a desired direction d Meaning Meaning is the value or the purpose of outcomes of the activity in which they are engaged Their own ideals and standards are perceived as consistent with what they are doing Those activities with



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