Norway - Collective decision-making works - December 31, 2017

A comprehensive study, in the frame of their ‘Collective decision-making barometer’ project, set up by the Work Research Institute and six trade unions has shown the importance of collective decision-making when changes or reorganisations within companies have to be implemented. Changes and reorganisations are far less conflict-prone if employees both participate in and have influence over the process. The study states the opposite of what seems to be the trend of more authoritarian leadership models, where standardisation and control are more important than employees’ participation.

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