In today’s world, organizations are becoming less hierarchical and more collaborative. Rigid hierarchies are giving way to more liquid structures. As a result, the role of empowerment has never been more important. Success in maximizing the benefits of a truly empowered organization does not come easily or quickly. However, there are some great concepts and tools that you can immediately learn. Empowerment is not a technique. It is a way of being and doing. It is much more than delegation. It has at its core self-efficacy: a belief in one’s personal ability to do a task.