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High-Involvement Management: Participative Strategies for Improving Organizational Performance

High-Involvement Management: Participative Strategies for Improving Organizational Performance

Edward E. Lawler III

ISBN: 978-1-555-42330-8

Jan 1991, Jossey-Bass

252 pages

Select type: Paperback

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$38.00

Description

Examines a wide range of practical methods for increasing employee involvement and brings together the best of each approach into a comprehensive model for implementing participative management at all levels in organizations.
Part One: The Promise of Participative Management.

1. Changing Approaches to Management.

2. Why Participative Approaches Meet Today's Needs.

3. Participation and Organizational Effectiveness.

Part Two: Participative Programs: What Works and Does Not Work.

4. Quality Circles.

5. Employee Survey Feedback.

6. Job Enrichment.

7. Work Teams.

8. Union-Management Quality-of-Work-Life Programs.

9. Gainsharing.

10. New-Design Plants.

Part Three: High-Involvement Management: Creating an Effective Approach to Participation.

11. How High-Involvement Management Works.

12. Managing the Change to a High-Involvement Organization.

"Offers a balanced, temperate account of the merits and problems of participation in organizations."