ADVANTAGES OF PARTICIPATIVE MANAGEMENT:
Advantages: For improving the library and information service, the management follows the technique of participatory decision making which has got the following advantages.
High Productivity: Participative Management assures high productivity in the sense that involvement of staff in the decision making process provides one and all good working condition, motivation, and ability to work and introduce the desired result in time. The outcome of the decisions is always target oriented to meet the goals and objectives of the organisation. It taps the talents, the ideas, the knowledge and the skills of individuals who might not otherwise be included in the decision making process.
Superior Quality: Participative Management stresses that higher quality decisions and quality of library services often result from these practices. Decisions are found to be superior especially if the group is composed of individuals of different areas of expertise with a common need for a solution.
Wider Acceptability : Group decisions tend to be more readily accepted by the group. Participative decision making is also useful for resolving differences among group members. The decisions are acceptable to all groups or individuals.