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Coch & French, 1948: Actively participating in decisions in group meetings increased productivity among pajama factory employees

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Coch, L., & French Jr, J. R. (1948). Overcoming resistance to change. Human relations, 1(4), 512-532.
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Employees of a pajama factory who took part in a group meeting discussing the need to revise the product and endorsing this change showed more rapid improvement in productivity, as compared to workers who took part in a group meeting in which they were told of the necessary changes.

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Walton & Wilson, 2018