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Participation and Empowerment in Organizations
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Participation and Empowerment in Organizations
Modeling, Effectiveness, and Applications



October 1999 | 160 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
This book traces the origins of worker participation in management and decision making, examines the repertoire of empowerment and participatory techniques as applied throughout the world, and assesses, by means of empirical evidence, their effectiveness in the day to day managerial work. Both theoretical and empirical bases of participation and empowerment are presented and their relationship with leadership, goal setting, and problem solving phenomenon analyzed. The book concludes with a chapter describing a comprehensive model of the dynamics of employee participation and its influence on work outcomes is suggested.

 
Employee Participation
 
Employee Participation
What Does It Mean?  
 
The Dynamics of Group Decisions
Motivational and Cognitive Factors  
 
Empirical Research on Employee Participation
 
Leadership and Participation
 
Participation in Goal Setting
 
Employee Empowerment
 
Applications of Participation and Empowerment
 
Overview
The Present and Future of Participation and Empowerment  

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