Most organizations are riddled with inefficiencies that can and should be fixed. But leaders often struggle to see these productivity drains, much less fix them, because they are widely dispersed and look small from a bird’s-eye view. Empowering staff is one of the best ways to root out and resolve such inefficiencies. Those closest to the work are usually better equipped to identify local productivity problems, and if they are provided with permission and training, they can generate great ideas for fixing them. In this article, you will learn about the impact of employee empowerment on productivity and key actions to take with case examples from leading organizations.