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Empowered Execution

Decentralizing decision-making to the level necessary to effectively respond to the speed of the environment

Empowered execution at all levels

Why Empowered Execution Matters

Empowered execution allows decisions to be pushed lower on the chain of command. By empowering those closest to the issue at hand to make decisions on their own, decisions can be made in a much timelier manner.

Our research shows that workers who self-identify as feeling empowered in their roles are 36% more likely to feel a sense of shared ownership in their company’s outcomes. Throughout this page, you'll find all of our resources on Empowered Execution, featuring videos on how to develop the core characteristic in your team.

How It Works

Empowered execution is a critical component of the Team of Teams® framework, which emphasizes four key capabilities for high-performing teams. Empowered execution is the fourth and final step in this model because it can't be developed and instilled in earnest without first focusing on the other capabilities.

4 secrets of high performing teams

Team of Teams® Framework

At its core, Team of Teams® offers an innovative model for leading organizations. It argues that organizations can create a hybrid, teaming-based model if they communicate with greater speed, inclusion, and transparency—and adjust their culture and leadership behavior in conjunction with these process changes.

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