Romanko I.N. Investigation of organizational participation as a component of communication within organizations

Full text in Russian: Романько И.Н. Изучение организационной партиципации как составляющей процесса коммуникации в организациях
Saint Petersburg State University, Saint Petersburg, Russia

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Different approaches to understanding organizational participation are analyzed. Theoretical approaches related to investigation of employees' participation efficiency and influence, conditions that made participation possible and methods of studying differences in participation types are considered. The results of the study of a sample of state and commercial organizations employees (79 respondents) using "Participation Questionnaire LO" are presented. The questionnaire was developed by LINOR research group (University of Aarhus, Denmark) and was used in Russia for the first time. The obtained results show that employees hardly feel their own influence on in-house decision-making and organizational processes.

Keywords: organizational participation, employees' influence, employees' well-being, job satisfaction, job performance efficiency, psychodiagnostics


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Received 4 March 2011. Date of publication: 20 April 2011.

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Romanko Izabella N. M.Sci., Assistant Professor, Department of Ergonomics and Engineering psychology, Faculty of Psychology, Saint Petersburg State University, nab. Makarova, 6, 199034 Saint Petersburg, Russia.
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Romanko, I. N.  (2011). Investigation of organizational participation as a component of communication within organizations. Psikhologicheskie Issledovaniya, 2(16). Retrieved from 0421100116/0018. [in Russian, abstr. in English].

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Romanko I.N. Investigation of organizational participation as a component of communication within organizations [Electronic resource] // Psikhologicheskie Issledovaniya. 2011. N 2(16). URL: (date of access: 0421100116/0018. [in Russian, abstr. in English]

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