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Manager empowerment is essential for businesses to thrive in today’s competitive landscape. However, many organisations face barriers to empowering their line managers, including budget constraints, insufficient manager capacity, the dominance of one-size-fits-all technologies, resistance to change, and the perceived complexity of employee relations case management.

By overcoming these barriers, organisations can reap significant benefits, including improved productivity, enhanced employee engagement, and reduced absence rates. One-size-fits-all solutions will not work; organisations need to implement tailored solutions that address the specific needs of their managers and their business.

Here are some key points to consider:

  • Manager empowerment is not about taking HR away from using their specialist skills; it is about freeing up their time to focus on more strategic matters.
  • Simplifying employee relations processes and providing the right tools and training can empower managers to handle people matters effectively.
  • Digitalising people processes and integrating advice, guidance, and coaching can support managers to make the right decisions at the right time.

By removing the barriers to manager empowerment, organisations can create a more productive, engaged, and resilient workforce. Download this whitepaper to learn more. 

Download our 'Overcoming the barriers to manager empowerment' whitepaper