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  • adj. That participates, or is capable of participating

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Capable of participating.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Capable of participating.


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  • The second, often called the participative approach, focuses on the desirability of involving organization members in decision making so that they will be more highly motivated.8

    Grow To Be Great

  • Each discipline and practitioner seems to find their own ways to cope with it, and the ones most willing to let go of power and control, both as far as content and the used medium are concerned, and to actively share the creative power with their audience in what is called participative media, seem to have most to win from the current situation, in Deuze's opinion.

    Masters of Media, New Media MA Amsterdam

  • Inviting people over to write could interesting, making the page more "participative", though these pages will not be open to philochavistas besides the comment section.

    01/02/2005 - 01/09/2005

  • Conflicts are an everyday issue, and they help forge the process in a more "participative" but messy way.

    1. Using indigenous knowledge in agricultural development.

  • Deputy Chief Harris said he will employ a "participative" leadership style with the department's 83 officers.

    QCOnline Metro News

  • Note that this applies equally to consumers and marketers: the key word in my definition is "participative," which is of course what separates social from traditional media.

    Online Marketing Blog

  • Thus, another historic Chapter in Chavez '"participative" democracy was closed yesterday and all we have left to find out is if the new Vice-President for the Capital District will ironically be the same person that was defeated by Ledezma at the polls last November.


  • Ahluwalia is "not complaining," but acknowledges that this kind of participative society "means we're taking longer to get done what needs to be done."

    MIT World: Recent Updates

  • More importantly whatever 'participative' roles in governance taken up by governments needs to be equitably shared by north, south, east and west, rich and poor nations, cold and hot continents.


  • Self-managing teams produce impressive results, but they come with a set of conditions necessary for their success: higher-level management must be a positive model of teamwork, practicing techniques such as participative management, consensus decisionmaking, and empowerment of employees; top management must be committed to a long-term implementation plan to ensure that self-management becomes part of the organizational culture; resources must be dedicated to ensure sufficient training and technical assistance; and personnel and other systems must be adapted to encourage teambased awards and peer input into performance appraisals.

    Npr Report Transforming Organizational Structures Pt


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