participative management



Type of management in which employees at all levels are encouraged to contribute ideas towards identifying and setting organizational-goals, problem solving, and other decisions that may directly affect them. Also called consultative management.

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  • We had participative management program implemented into our routine and everyone felt like they got a say in what happened.

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  • Working in an office that believes in participative management gives employees at all levels a feeling their views and opinions matter.

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  • The President was changing models of management to participative management in an effort to involve all employees in determining organizational goals, engage in problem solving, and generate new ideas for products.

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