Author(s): Oyo-Ita Dorothy, Worlu Rowland, Udoh Iboro
The purpose of this study was to examine the impact of participatory management on employee productivity in selected banks in Lagos State. The central objective of the study is to examine the significant relationship between participatory management and employees’ productivity. A survey research design was employed for the study. The sample for the study comprised 220 staff from some selected banks. Regression analysis was used to measure the relationship between the independent variables and the dependent variables. SPSS was also adopted for the research in testing the research hypotheses. The results of the findings showed that there is a positive relationship between participatory management and employees’ productivity. The study concludes that participatory management has the ability to align employees with the system of the organization which will result in productivity in the organization. Based on the results, the study recommended that organizations should increase the intensity of involving employees in the decision making process for goals to be achieved faster and employees should be carried along in the strategic plans of organizations for better profitability.