AUTONOMOUS WORK GROUPS

refers to a small, self-regulated, worker-centered unit operating within an organization. This unit is given responsibility for developing procedures, organizing production processes, generating the product, and maintaining quality assurance without the guidance of an external authority, such as a manager.

AUTONOMOUS WORK GROUPS: "An autonomous works group works within an organization to manage production, without a manager presiding over it."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "AUTONOMOUS WORK GROUPS," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/autonomous-work-groups/ (accessed October 23, 2020).
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