participative

adjective par·tic·i·pa·tive \ pär-ˈti-sə-pə-tiv , pər- , -ˌpā-tiv \

Definition of participative

: relating to or involving participation; especially : of, relating to, or being a style of management in which subordinates participate in decision making

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1951

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