A Cross-Cultural Analysis of Participative Decision-Making in Organizations

  title={A Cross-Cultural Analysis of Participative Decision-Making in Organizations},
  author={Abraham Sagie and Zeynep Aycan},
  journal={Human Relations},
  pages={453 - 473}
Despite considerable awareness about various forms and meanings of participative decision-making (PDM) in different parts of the world, there is less agreement on the causes of variation in PDM. This article argues that among other exogenous (e.g. sociopolitical, legal, historical) forces, the sociocultural context plays an important role in the observed differences among PDM approaches and practices across nations. Similarly, subcultures and organizational cultures may influence PDM within… 

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