Selbstabstimmung

07:43 Jul 29, 2007
German to English translations [PRO]
Bus/Financial - Management / management approaches
German term or phrase: Selbstabstimmung
Koordinationsmechanismen (persönliche Weisung/Delegation, Pläne/Budgets, Routineprogramme – Aufbau- und Ablauforganisation - Selbstabstimmung)

Does anyone know an English term for this/ what they are referring to?
yne
Local time: 12:30


Summary of answers provided
3 +1lateral/horizontal cooperation
casper (X)
3self-determination
Stephen Sadie
3personal coordination
Z.E. Ball


  

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lateral/horizontal cooperation


Explanation:
# laterale Kooperation = Selbstabstimmung = heutige Tendenz
# spontane horizontale Kooperation = spontane Selbstabstimmung = aus der Not geboren, um die Reibungsverluste der Bürokratie auszugleichen.
http://www.realwwz.ch/download/bwl/bwl4_remo.doc

casper (X)
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Notes to answerer
Asker: thanks, this seems to make sense!


Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Ken Cox: sounds good, or perhaps 'lateral coordination' (nice ref, with a rare glimpse of humour) -- as opposed to vertical ('top-down') cooperation
3 hrs
  -> Yes - and did you notice the term 'bottom up' cooperation? Thanks for confirming this one, Ken
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personal coordination


Explanation:
which include the use of rules and procedures and that of plans and schedules, “personal coordination
modes,”

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Note added at 1 hr (2007-07-29 09:07:10 GMT)
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Also found:
VERTICAL SUPERVISION

"A Taxonomy Of Organizational Dependencies and Coordination Mechanisms

Van de Ven, Delbecq and Koenig (1976) identify three modes of coordinating work activities--impersonal (plans and rules), personal (vertical supervision).. "

http://ccs.mit.edu/papers/CCSWP174.html

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Note added at 1 hr (2007-07-29 09:28:45 GMT)
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erc.msh.org/TheManager/English/V3_N3/V3_N3_En_Issue.pdf
has good description of "vertical supervision"


    Reference: http://64.233.183.104/search?q=cache:92dR6hb_sy0J:ftp://ftp....
Z.E. Ball
Local time: 13:30
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Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
Notes to answerer
Asker: not sure about self coordination... unless you have multiple personalities! But I will check out the reference, thank you!

Asker: oops, wrong note, sorry!

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self-determination


Explanation:
groß für eine Selbstabstimmung. Die Rolle, die der Projektleiter für die ...... Self-Determination of Behavior, in: Psychological Inquiry, 11,4,S.227 – 268 ...
www.tu-freiberg.de/~wwwfak6/files/paper/2006/grosse_5_2006.... - Ähnliche Seiten

Stephen Sadie
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