Participative Management LO17583

Robert Bacal (
Fri, 27 Mar 1998 12:03:34 +0000

Replying to LO17564 --

On 26 Mar 98 at 8:16, Eugene Taurman wrote:

> There are companies where it is a fraud. However there are others that
> allow the monkeys to run the zoo. And some places do it very well.
> Whether or not management is participate managers can not avoid their
> responsibility for results of the organization. There is no avoiding
> accountability at the top. responsibility can not be moved. Below the top
> people can shuffle around and avoid it but still it must be somewhere.

For those interested, there is an article on our site entitled "Avoiding
the Perverted Inverted Pyramid" which addresses some of the factors in
this issue. It will be appearing this year in Today's Supervisor. (It also
matches up well with Eugene's comments, I think).

Robert Bacal, Inst.For Cooperative Communication,
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