Volume 7, Issue 38 (1-2010)                   cs 2010, 7(38): 141-150 | Back to browse issues page

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 The aim of the paper is to identify and to explain the barriers of employees’ participation in ITC’s decision-making. Discussing the subject’s concept and reviewing the literature, four elements naming individualism, safety needs, physiological needs and the subordinates’ negative attitude are hypothesized to be the main obstacles to the employees’ participation in decision-making process. A researcher-made questionnaire was applied to investigate the elements for which the Kronbach α was calculated 81%. The results of the study at a 95% of confidence level indicate that the study’s four elements all create obstacles for the employees’ participation. Moreover, the safety as well as physiological needs were identified to be ranked higher than subordinates’ attitude and individualism culture in a Friedman’s test


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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special