Workers Participation in Management

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Workers Participation in Management

By | May 2012
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CHAPTER - I

TOPICS

➢ INTRODUCTION

➢ METHODOLOGY

➢ INDUSTRIAL POLICY RESOLUTION OF INDIA 1956

➢ RESEARCH METHODOLOGY

➢ HYPOSTASIS OF THE STUDY
WORKERS PARTICIPATION IN MANAGEMENT- SPECIAL STUDY

CHAPTER - I

INTRODUCTION:

The Word ‘Participation’ has its origin n the Latin root ‘participate’ which means taking part or sharing. Sharing is atleast a bilateral process.
Hence ‘workers participation’ is considered as a process by which workers participate in Management functions of planning, to organizing and controlling with the objective o better results and satisfaction. The move to associate workers in decision-making process of Management has gradually been Gaining momentum in India with the introduction of democratic institutions and spread of literacy among workers.

The “National Commission of Labour” observed the industrial worker of today has acquired a dignity not known to his predecessor.
He is o Longer the unskilled coolie of the days gone by engaged in an unending Struggle to takeout his existence neglected by the Society except for his limited and with nverty limited aspirations. He has new personality of his own.

Social thinkers have been concerned, from the very beginning of industrialization, with the problems of the status of workers in industry. The origin can be traced to the thinking of early socialist.

Writers who highlighted the economic and social disorders of industrially developing countries and stressed the need for unity and cooperation among partners of production. Also a major development in the past two hundred years in the political field relates to the evolution of democratic system i.e., creating institutions, which provide opportunities to the people to express their views and to influence the decision processes of the government. The concept of political democracy gave further impetus to the concepts of economic and industrial democracy.

In fact, several socialist...