Academic journal article International Review of Management and Business Research

Impact of Organizational Position, Pay Structure, and Length of Employment on Employee Inclination to Participate in the Decision Making Programs in Educational Sector of Pakistan

Academic journal article International Review of Management and Business Research

Impact of Organizational Position, Pay Structure, and Length of Employment on Employee Inclination to Participate in the Decision Making Programs in Educational Sector of Pakistan

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Introduction

The main purpose of this study is to investigate and evaluate those key factors which effect the tendency of workers to contribute in the employee participation programs. The researcher studies issues related with an employee's inclination to join the worker involvement program. Inclination to participate mean the extent to which the workers are willing to contribute in the worker participation programs. The willingness of employees to participate is depend on various factors such as length of employment, position of workers in the organization, and the pay structure (Rumpf, 1996).

The management has to face various type of problems while maintaining the original participation of workers in the participation program. However, the employees are recruited for short term period or for part time job which does not produce the pure result. And this will change the results of modern practices of human resource. Qualitative and numerical research delivers significant lessons for executives of average sized and small manufacturing businesses, mostly as it narrates to governing issues linked with the contribution of workers in decision making procedures (Pocock, 2014).

Many of the companies are using the short term or part time labour in all over the world. This trend spread in all type of industries whether they manufacturing concerns or service concerns. Various companies use short term labour to cut down the cost of goods and services to gain the competitive edge in their industries. This study was made in the forest service of Kenya, because they had hired large number of employees on short term basis (Wandera, 2011).

It is necessary that the participation arrangements and its style of operation must be according to the business strategic goals. Moreover, to certify that the rules, regulations boundaries and limits of problems of governance related with the contribution of workers in decision making processes are obviously well - defined and agreed by all members. And on the other hand the success of participation of workers in the decision related programs based on the sport of top level management. The researcher use age, qualification, length of employment, position and pay structure as independent variable and inclination to participate as dependent variable (Rumpf, 1996).

This study also define those factors and variables which influence the workers or create the willingness of workers to participate in the decision making programs and to remain loyal with the organization. The firms and entities join the workers involvement programs for some management issues such as efficiency, motivation, and acceleration to change, the control and power balance, and other concern of both parties such as commitment, communication, and best relations with the industries (Cressey, 1990). On the other hand the Australian has change their industrial structure from centralization to decentralization style, which is best suited for the workers to participate in the decision making programs. Many changes to the enterprise dealings in the industrial relations act 1988, has create the need to build counselling Structure and guidelines, to make effective bargaining process (Mitchell, 1996).

The implementation of any participation plan is the main problem of fascinating and sustaining the active contribution of personnel. The numerous participating arrangements become successful on the basis of staffs duration of employment, worker's position in the organization and the pay structure of the employee. The researcher also says that it is the actual mistake to consider that the achievement of participating schemes were depend on the degree to which the employees are liberal in the participation programs. (Witte, 1980).

The trend of employee participation also depend on length of employment or employees turnover. The researcher investigate that some relation exist in between the employee turnover and their willingness to participate. …

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