Participation in decision making.

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Show simple item record Valoyi, M.J. Lessing, B.C. Schepers, J.M. 2008-10-08T09:29:46Z 2008-10-08T09:29:46Z 2000
dc.identifier.citation 26(3),32-38. en
dc.description.abstract The aim of the present study was to determine the extent to which employees would like to participate in decision making concerning various organisational issues, especially those concerning: the work itself, working conditions, human resources issues, and corporate policy and planning. The sample consisted of 146 participants, including managers, middle managers, and junior officials from a South African development corporation. A questionnaire to measure employees' desire to participate in decision making was specially constructed for this investigation. It has found that employees with higher academic qualifications were more desirous to participate in decision-making at all levels than employees with lower academic qualifications. This was also true for employees in higher job grades than in lower job grades. Men were more desirous to participate in decision making than women. The implications of the findings are discussed. en
dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher Journal of Industrial Psychology en
dc.rights Complies with the rights as specified by the publisher: & Copyright University of Johannesburg en
dc.subject Decision making en
dc.subject Employees en
dc.title Participation in decision making. en
dc.type Article en

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