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Strategies to Encourage Participative Management

What are some of the strategies followed by organizations for encouraging participative management in the workforce. Prepare a status report with suitable examples about some organizations that have implemented each of these strategies.

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Organizations utilize various strategies for encouraging participative management. Some basic ideas are suggestion boxes, regular scheduled meetings, incentives for ideas. In addition, employees are encouraged to help the firm by setting goals, advising on work schedules, forming self managed teams (often quality control teams). In turn management responds by treating ideas and suggestions from employees with due consideration and respect. At times participative management includes employment ownership of company (Big Bear Diner). In order to be successful with participative management the organization must share information with employees about the financial situation of the company. Employees must be trained in ...

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This solution outlines some of the strategies followed by organizations for encouraging participative management in the workforce. It gives examples of companies who have used these strategies as well as links.

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