Chapter 1. Empowerment and Performance

  1. Cary L. Cooper Professor of Organizational Psychology and Health2 and
  2. Ivan T. Robertson Managing Director Professor of Work and Organizational Psychology, Manchester School of Management, UMIST Pro-Vice-Chancellor, UMIST3
  1. Toby D. Wall,
  2. Stephen J. Wood and
  3. Desmond J. Leach

Published Online: 28 JAN 2005

DOI: 10.1002/0470013311.ch1

International Review of Industrial and Organizational Psychology 2004, Volume 19

International Review of Industrial and Organizational Psychology 2004, Volume 19

How to Cite

Wall, T. D., Wood, S. J. and Leach, D. J. (2003) Empowerment and Performance, in International Review of Industrial and Organizational Psychology 2004, Volume 19 (eds C. L. Cooper and I. T. Robertson), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/0470013311.ch1

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Lancaster University Management School Lancaster University, UK

  2. 3

    Robertson Cooper Ltd, Manchester, UK

Author Information

  1. Institute of Work Psychology, University of Sheffield, Mushroom Lane, Sheffield S10 2TN, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 JAN 2005
  2. Published Print: 5 DEC 2003

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470854990

Online ISBN: 9780470013311

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Keywords:

  • empowerment and performance;
  • psychological empowerment;
  • organizational empowerment

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Empowerment Research: A Brief History in Context

  • Psychological Empowerment

  • Role Empowerment

  • Organizational Empowerment

  • Embedded Empowerment

  • Conclusions and Future Directions

  • References