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What is "Action Space"?
Action Space denotes the realm --- the "space" --- within which the person is competent, willing, comfortable, or otherwise prepared to make decisions and act.
What elements make up "Action Space"?
curiosity, creative capabilities, methodologies, personal attitudes, mentalities, motivations --> allow people to perform regular tasks, consider novel actions, innovate within the boundaries/constraints of which they find permissable and acceptable
What are the downsides of being unwilling to step outside the Action Space?
Prevention of effective behavior
What are the advantages of being unwilling to step outside the Action Space?
Prevention of undesirable actions leading to uniform and organized enterprise behavior in the aggregate
Why do enterprise management teams tend to limit their employees' Action Spaces?
To render uniform and organized enterprise behavior by preventing undersirable actions
How can the Action Spaces and Innovation Capabilities of employees be expanded?
By education, such as giving more complete contextual knolwedge to increase competence, motivation, authority and independence, so that employess would feel comfortable about analyzing and diagonosing problem situations instead of following accepted procedures and handling problem "by the book" which would usually cause considerable delay and costly upsets, a sort of commonly found persistant problems with manufacturing plants.