Decision Style and Work Satisfaction of Arab Gulf Executives: A Cross-national Study

Ali, Abbas J.
June 1989
International Studies of Management & Organization;Summer89, Vol. 19 Issue 2, p22
Academic Journal
This article reports on the results of a cross-cultural study of the decision-making styles and work satisfaction of executives in the Persian Gulf States. Work satisfaction and managerial decision style are crucial to the functioning of business organizations, and studies of these variables have been receiving increasing attention. Work satisfaction is closrely related to individual well-being and is a major variable in organizational life. It naturally a popular topic in both applied and theoretical studies. Decision making is one of the most important of a manager in the same way as the variable upon which the success or failure of any organization depends. Increasing organizational effectiveness requires an understanding of the individual's perception of his job.


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