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Work Study Volume 25 Issue 6

Work Study

ISSN: 0043-8022

Article publication date: 1 June 1976


A NEW word is being thrown at management from every direction. It is Participation. Just what does it mean, what does it entail? To many board members it means little but a confounded nuisance. Not only in private or public companies; also some of the nationalised industries To workers it can mean many different things: the realisation of a dream; or a nightmare. For the fact must be faced: participation in management and direction must entail participation in responsibility. So it is sharing blame as well as grabbing credit. Unfortunately even apportioning blame doesn't keep a sinking company afloat; and the end result is the same whether the inexpert direction came from one end of the industry or the other. Inefficiency has to be paid for by bitter experience.


(1976), "Work Study Volume 25 Issue 6", Work Study, Vol. 25 No. 6, pp. 3-51.




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