Authors: Zana Majed Sadq1 & Brwa Sardar Ahmad2 & Swran Jawamir Jwmaa3
1Department of Management, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Koya University, Iraq
2Department of Management, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Koya University, Iraq
3Department of Management, College of Administration and Financial Sciences, Knowledge University,Iraq
Abstract:This study aims to identify the role of the empowerment strategy that is represented by sharing information, freedom and independence, knowledge, and incentives in achieving organizational effectiveness that is also represented by achieving the banks’ objectives and effectiveness of internal processes from the managers’ views in a sample of private banks in Erbil/ Iraq. To achieve the objectives of this study, a questionnaire was constructed consisting of thirty four questions distributed among fifty managers in private banks, from which forty forms returned that were valid for analysis. The main objective of this study is to design a default model and test it in the field of study in order to understand how well they can be implemented as the empowering strategy to achieve the organizational effectiveness. This study found a correlation as well as an impact between empowerment strategy and organizational effectiveness. Based on the results, the study presented a set of recommendations among which the most important one was that private banks should adopt the empowerment strategy in a logical sequence that contributes in achieving an organizational environment supportive of an enable environment up to the practice of radical changes.
Keywords: Empowerment Strategy, Sharing Information, Knowledge, Incentives, and Organizational Effectiveness
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