- participative par‧ti‧ci‧pa‧tive [pɑːˈtɪspətɪv ǁ pɑːrˈtɪsˌpeɪtɪv] adjectivea participative activity is one where many people work together in order to reach a result, decision etc:
• The company prefers a participative style of leadership.
* * *participative UK US /pɑːˈtɪsɪpətɪv/ US /pɑrˈtɪsɪpeɪtɪv/ adjective (also participatory) HR, WORKPLACE► based on the idea that things can be achieved more easily if everyone works together and is involved in making decisions: »
She has a very participative style of management.»
This will be a highly participative event, and you will be expected to work in groups and to contribute ideas.
Financial and business terms. 2012.
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participative — UK [pɑː(r)ˈtɪsɪpətɪv] / US [pɑrˈtɪsɪˌpeɪtɪv] or participatory UK [pɑːˈtɪsɪpət(ə)rɪ] / US [pɑrˈtɪsəpəˌtɔrɪ] adjective formal allowing or encouraging everyone to take part in something, especially in making decisions that affect them a… … English dictionary
Participative — Par*tic i*pa*tive (p[aum]r*t[i^]s [i^]*p[asl]*t[i^]v), a. [Cf. F. participatif.] Capable of participating. [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
participative — (adj.) 1650s, from PARTICIPATE (Cf. participate) + IVE (Cf. ive) … Etymology dictionary
participative — ● participatif, participative adjectif Qui concerne la participation dans une entreprise. Qui implique une participation active des protagonistes dans une action, une activité. ● participatif, participative (expressions) adjectif Prêt… … Encyclopédie Universelle
participative — [[t]pɑː(r)tɪ̱sɪpətɪv[/t]] ADJ GRADED: usu ADJ n Participative management or decision making involves the participation of all the people engaged in an activity or affected by certain decisions. [FORMAL] A participative management style has… … English dictionary
participative — par|tic|i|pa|tive [ par tısı,peıtıv ] or par|tic|i|pa|to|ry [ par tısəpə,tɔri ] adjective FORMAL allowing or encouraging everyone to take part in something, especially in making decisions that affect them: a participative style of management … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English
participative — participate ► VERB ▪ take part. DERIVATIVES participant noun participation noun participative adjective participator noun participatory adjective. ORIGIN Latin participare share in … English terms dictionary
participative — I. ̷ ̷ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌpād.]iv, āt], ]ēv also ]əv adjective : participating or capable of participating social science is by its nature … participative in human affairs W.H.Sheldon II. adjective : of, relating to, or being a style of management in… … Useful english dictionary
participative — adjective Date: 1951 relating to or involving participation; especially of, relating to, or being a style of management in which subordinates participate in decision making … New Collegiate Dictionary
participative — See participate. * * * … Universalium