Discussion 5.1: An Empowering Leader Certain leadership tactics and management practices may positively or negatively affect employee empowerment, motivation, and productivity. Research evidence of how your chosen leader’s behavior affected employee empowerment, motivation, and productivity in his or her organization. Describe how the leader’s behavior shaped organizational culture in a positive or negative fashion. Were any ethical and/or unethical political behaviors evident in these tactics? Respond to two of your classmates’ posts concerning their chosen leader’s tactics to become an empowering leader. Were the tactics successful? How did the tactics affect organizational culture? Empowerment is the basic component of shared or distributed leadership. Teams accomplish more and become more productive when they can work in a collaborative manner and practice shared decision making (DuBrin, 2016). Empowerment is defined as passing decision-making authority and responsibility from managers to group members. Dubrin provided research
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