Chapter 14

Labour-management Cooperation/Workers’ Participation in Management

Chapter Objectives

This chapter will enable students to:

  1. Explain the meaning and importance of workers’ participation in management
  2. Describe different degrees and forms of labour-management cooperation
  3. Understand the composition and functions of works committees and the causes of their limited success
  4. Explain the objectives, composition and functions of Joint Councils of Management and the reasons for their failure
  5. Describe the schemes of employees’ participation in management in public sector enterprises and government services
  6. Describe the main features of the schemes of workers’ participation in management in the private sector and reasons for their successful working ...

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