Employee involvement and organizational performance: evidence from the manufacturing sector in Republic of Macedonia

Sofijanova, Elenica and Zabijakin-Chatleska, Vesna (2013) Employee involvement and organizational performance: evidence from the manufacturing sector in Republic of Macedonia. In: The International Scientific Conference "Business and Regional Development", 20-21 June 2013, Trakia University, Bulgaria.

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Abstract

PURPOSE: This study explores the relationship between employee involvement in decision making and problem solving and perceived organizational performance. Simultaneously, the concept of employee involvement was analyzed by embedding it within a national culture context. METODS: data were collected from a survey of 36 companies belonging to the Macedonian manufacturing industry. A hypothesis testing was carried out with a quantitative method and statistical analysis of data. RESULTS: The effective use of employee involvement is positively related to perceived organizational performance. More precisely, employee participation and empowerment programs, and the use of self-managing teams have a direct and statistically significant correlation to the managerial perception of the organizational performance. CONCLUSIONS: According to the aforementioned results, the companies are encouraged to adopt employee involvement programs in order to enhance performance, growth and competitiveness on the regional and global market.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Subjects: Agricultural Sciences > Other agricultural sciences
Divisions: Faculty of Agriculture
Depositing User: Elenica Sofijanova
Date Deposited: 29 Nov 2013 14:19
Last Modified: 19 Mar 2014 09:27
URI: http://eprints.ugd.edu.mk/id/eprint/8225

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