Participation through Suggestion programme/Scheme:
Under participation through suggestion Programme, workers are asked to give their suggestions to the management on various administrative and other matters such as machine utilization, waste 4nagement, energy conservation and safety measures. Their suggestions are considered by a joint committee representing workers, heads of departments and technical experts. The suggestions which are suitable are accepted. Such suggestions are To.r1hoprovement in the existing organisational setup. In addition, rewards are also given to those who make constructive suggestions.
Suggestion scheme of participative management encourages workers to think (individually or collectively) and participate in raising the efficiency of the organisation. In India, Tatas, DCM other industrial groups have introduced suggestion schemes. On many occasions, workers directly connected with work give creative and practical suggestions which are useful to the management in different ways. They may raise productivity or reduce the cost of production.