Job satisfaction: how crucial is participative decision making?

@article{Pacheco2016JobSH,
  title={Job satisfaction: how crucial is participative decision making?},
  author={Gail Pacheco and Don J. Webber},
  journal={Personnel Review},
  year={2016},
  volume={45},
  pages={183-200}
}
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