Empowering Employees

Published On: September 15th, 2022Categories: Business Software, Business Technology, Cyber Security, Tech Tips, Tech Trends

When employees feel a sense of empowerment, they are more likely to be productive in their roles and can help improve the organization’s overall culture.

Employee empowerment occurs when your staff has the training and resources they need to succeed without micromanagement. This approach enables them to make confident decisions and provides a sense of autonomy.

How To Achieve Empowerment

Make It Personal
For your training to reach its full potential, it needs to reach your employees on a personal level. In addition, providing information individuals can use outside of work creates a mutually beneficial relationship.

Show The Why
Your employees deserve to understand the reasoning behind security policies and procedures. Show them real-world examples of why certain policies are in place.

Identify Security Champions
Choose ambassadors who thoroughly understand your organization’s values and can provide a positive model of security behavior for other employees.

Adopt An Open Door Policy
Adopt an open-door policy that gives employees on-demand access to leadership and resources. Such a policy fosters an inclusive workplace with transparent lines of communication.

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About the Author: Eric Vicencio

Eric began his career in healthcare, and he has been working in the IT field since 2006 when he graduated from Northern Illinois University. Eric specializes in Infrastructure, SQL and compliance: Licensing, HIPAA, GLBA and PCI.