Participative management is a technique, which pushes decision making process down to the lower level staff for inputs for proper plan and execution of strategies. The use of participative management allows employees to take part in the decision making as a result of the increase recognition that employees can create value oriented decisions that bring productivity and efficient results. This paper aimed at examine the attitude of management and perspective of employees towards participative management, the practice of participative management in existence and the impacts of participative management towards productivity. This research was necessitated by believe of some managers that punishment as a tool of control, controversies exist on the fear of losing control over employees, and the impact of these perception on the productivity.

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IBRAHIM, HABU ADAMU BAHYAYE, Lawan. Participative Management and Employee Perspective: Its Impact on Decision Making and Productivity in Nigeria. Global Journal of Management And Business Research, [S.l.], july 2019. ISSN 2249-4588. Available at: <https://journalofbusiness.org/index.php/GJMBR/article/view/2788>. Date accessed: 18 july 2019.