Functional Specialization, Culture, and Preference for Participative Management.
ROCHESTER UNIV N Y MANAGEMENT RESEARCH CENTER
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Six hundred twenty-seven managers representing six cultures completed an exercise in which three hypotheses were evaluated Is participative management universally preferred as a management style. Could earlier work indicating that functional specialization of American managers was a significant predictor of decision-making style be generalized to other cultures. Are different qualities necessary for success as a top manager, middle manager, and first-line foreman by managers from different cultures. Modified author abstract
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