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Participative decision making and job satisfaction


  • Gail Pacheco

    () (Department of Economics, Auckland University of Technology, Auckland, New Zealand.)

  • Don J. Webber

    () (Department of Economics, Auckland University of Technology and Department of Economics, UWE, Bristol)


This paper demonstrates that the determinants of job satisfaction do not change if the worker has decision making freedom and that the impact of some individual characteristics on job satisfaction follow interesting patterns as we move through occupational statuses.

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  • Gail Pacheco & Don J. Webber, 2010. "Participative decision making and job satisfaction," Working Papers 1014, Department of Accounting, Economics and Finance, Bristol Business School, University of the West of England, Bristol.
  • Handle: RePEc:uwe:wpaper:1014

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    1. Nair-Reichert, Usha & Weinhold, Diana, 2001. " Causality Tests for Cross-Country Panels: A New Look at FDI and Economic Growth in Developing Countries," Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, Department of Economics, University of Oxford, vol. 63(2), pages 153-171, May.
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    Bivariate probit; Job satisfaction; Participatory decision making;

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    • J28 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Demand and Supply of Labor - - - Safety; Job Satisfaction; Related Public Policy

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