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    What is the difference between "command style" management practices of the past and "participatory style" management practices of the present?

    What must be present for participative management to be successful?

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    The command or autocratic management style is the belief that in most cases the worker cannot make a contribution to their own work, and that even if they could, they wouldn't. Autocratic managers attempt to control work to the maximum extent possible. A major threat to control is complexity; complex jobs are more difficult to learn and work

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    Procedures are maintained in exquisite detail and enforced by frequent audits. For example, a manager may need to use a more autocratic style of management with a new employee, whereas with an employee who has been with the business for some time, a more consultative approach or laissez-faire style of management may be more appropriate.

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