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Managing to Empower: The Grameen Bank's Experience of Poverty Alleviation

By: S Holcombe

224 pages, Figs, tabs

Zed Books

Paperback | Mar 1995 | #42209 | ISBN: 1856493164
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Hardback | Dec 1995 | #42207 | ISBN: 1856493156
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About this book

Investigates the management of the Grameen Bank using concepts and a methodology drawn from modern management theory, and poses the question: should organizations seeking to alleviate poverty through participation and empowerment, themselves have participatory and empowering management styles?


Contents

Conceptualizing poverty alleviation - participation, empowerment and management; the Grameen Bank; vision and values - knowing where you are going and how to get there; managing to empower - moving values from theory to practice; creating and sustaining motivation; structuring an organization that empowers; planning and controlling that empower; learning from Grameen.

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