Participative Management as the Key Motivation Factor for Employees & Workers in the Organization

Author Name(s): Dr. Gayathri Band, Dr. Kanchan Naidu, Dr. Abhijeet Agashe
Author Email: bandgs@rknec.edu

Abstract

Participative management is used to enhance work practices, profitability and authoritative execution. Participative management is a key strategy in the contemporary management and global demands. Numerous studies have reported that the participative style of management improves both performance and increases the job satisfaction of the employees. It also is seen that it increases the improved employee attitude toward their work. It also influences the performance behavior of the employees. The purpose of this study is to understand the factors affecting the motivation of the employees in the organization and to also study if participative management is an important factor affecting the motivation of the employees of the organization. Participants were 250 employees at a variety of organizations across India. The employees were mostly middle level employees and working in the same organization for at least 3 years. We can conclude three important attributes for motivation of employees at workplace are work environment, participative culture and supervisor attitude. Participative management predictor is the largest contributor to the motivation of the employees. Emphasizing on the research topic we can say there is a meaningful relation between motivation and participative culture in the organization. Participative management leads to innovation and increased efficiency. The problem solving process and openness to new ideas can result in innovation. The focus of management in on self with efforts to improve their own skills and this leads to less supervision. Keywords Motivation, Participative Management

Introduction

The organizational success is not only dependent on the material things like money, technology, assets etc but also on the successful management of the human resource within the organization. The reason we need to focus on the human resource and its motivation is because the organization needs people to operate with its key activities. Hence it is essential to accredit all the employees to perform well for the advantage and interest of the organization. There are basically two types of management, namely, autocratic or participative. Participative administration is a procedure in which impact is shared among people who are generally progressively unequal. It is a framework which urges representatives to take an interest during the time spent settling on choices that straight forwardly influence their work lives. Participative management is used to enhance work practices, profitability and authoritative execution. Participative management is a key strategy in the contemporary management and global demands. Numerous studies have reported that the participative style of management improves both performance and increases the job satisfaction of the employees. It also is seen that it increases the improved employee attitude toward their work. It also influences the performance behavior of the employees.

 

Conclusion

Emphasizing on the research topic we can say there is a meaningful relation between motivation and participative culture in the organization. Participative management leads to innovation and increased efficiency. The problem solving process and openness to new ideas can result in innovation. The focus of management in on self with efforts to improve their own skills and this leads to less supervision. The examination discoveries recommend that participatory administration and supervisory correspondence may expand work fulfillment. The significance of employee empowerment stays undisputed – higher occupation fulfillment of workers’ prompts motivation and expanding inspiration, efficiency and confidence. The discoveries of this examination have affirmed that organizations ought to perceive the advantages of participative management in the working environment and utilize them for creating a more upbeat and gainful workforce.

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