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Empowerment and democracy in the workplace : applying adult education theory and practice for cultivating empowerment

Author: John R Dew
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Quorum Books, 1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Adult education contradicts the theorists and practitioners who claim that empowering organisations can only be created when those at the top decide to share power. This text examines the movement  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John R Dew
ISBN: 156720094X 9781567200942
OCLC Number: 35151131
Description: viii, 195 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: 1. Some Practical Advice About Empowerment and Democracy --
2. Changing the System --
3. Creating an Empowerment Planning Team and Creating Team Leaders --
4. Education for an Empowered Workforce --
5. Changing the Support Systems --
6. Consensus Decision Making --
7. Empowerment and Planning --
8. Perspectives on Democracy in the Workplace --
9. Adult Education and Workplace Democracy --
10. Unions, Adult Education, and Industrial Democracy --
11. The Organizational Gardener.
Responsibility: John R. Dew.

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"This is a useful book and recommended reading for anyone interested in workforce empowerment."-Employee Assistance Quarterly "[This] is a book that many managers and resources professionals will Read more...

 
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