work teams... job enrichment... gainsharing. These are some of
the participative management approaches gaining widespread popularity
in thousands of organizations across the country. They share the
common goal of increasing employee involvement - and thereby raising
quality, productivity, and performance. But how well do these
management approaches really work? Which ones work best? What
are their advantages and problems? How can they best be put into
Lawler answers these and other important questions about participative
management. He details how each major approach works, its particular
strengths, costs, and savings, and offers guidelines for implementation.
And he shows how to deal with common problems companies have experienced
with these approaches - such as a short life span and increasing
salary and training costs.
brings together the best of each approach to present a comprehensive
model for integrating participative management approaches into
all levels of an organization.
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