Developing Commitment Through Participative Work Redesign

  title={Developing Commitment Through Participative Work Redesign},
  author={C. Pearson and Sarasi Ranjan Chatterjee},
This paper examines a new program for commitment promotion amongst semi-autonomous groups in the Western Australian Government Railways (Westrail), which employs about 8,000 people in nine branches. During 1980, a pilot scheme was undertaken in the operations of the track maintenance gang workers of the Civil Engineering Branch in one of the six country Districts. The scheme includes procedures of involving gang workers in planning and scheduling their work. An examination is made of the… CONTINUE READING