participative
adjective Date: 1951 relating to or involving participation; especially of, relating to, or being a style of management in which subordinates participate in decision making

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  • participative — par‧ti‧ci‧pa‧tive [pɑːˈtɪspətɪv ǁ pɑːrˈtɪsˌpeɪtɪv] adjective a participative activity is one where many people work together in order to reach a result, decision etc: • The company prefers a participative style of leadership. * * *… …   Financial and business terms

  • participative — UK [pɑː(r)ˈtɪsɪpətɪv] / US [pɑrˈtɪsɪˌpeɪtɪv] or participatory UK [pɑːˈtɪsɪpət(ə)rɪ] / US [pɑrˈtɪsəpəˌtɔrɪ] adjective formal allowing or encouraging everyone to take part in something, especially in making decisions that affect them a… …   English dictionary

  • Participative — Par*tic i*pa*tive (p[aum]r*t[i^]s [i^]*p[asl]*t[i^]v), a. [Cf. F. participatif.] Capable of participating. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • participative — (adj.) 1650s, from PARTICIPATE (Cf. participate) + IVE (Cf. ive) …   Etymology dictionary

  • participative — ● participatif, participative adjectif Qui concerne la participation dans une entreprise. Qui implique une participation active des protagonistes dans une action, une activité. ● participatif, participative (expressions) adjectif Prêt… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • participative — [[t]pɑː(r)tɪ̱sɪpətɪv[/t]] ADJ GRADED: usu ADJ n Participative management or decision making involves the participation of all the people engaged in an activity or affected by certain decisions. [FORMAL] A participative management style has… …   English dictionary

  • participative — par|tic|i|pa|tive [ par tısı,peıtıv ] or par|tic|i|pa|to|ry [ par tısəpə,tɔri ] adjective FORMAL allowing or encouraging everyone to take part in something, especially in making decisions that affect them: a participative style of management …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • participative — participate ► VERB ▪ take part. DERIVATIVES participant noun participation noun participative adjective participator noun participatory adjective. ORIGIN Latin participare share in …   English terms dictionary

  • participative — I.  ̷ ̷ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌpād.]iv, āt], ]ēv also ]əv adjective : participating or capable of participating social science is by its nature … participative in human affairs W.H.Sheldon II. adjective : of, relating to, or being a style of management in… …   Useful english dictionary

  • participative — See participate. * * * …   Universalium

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