Advances in the Economic Analysis of Participatory and Labor-Managed Firms, Hardback Book

Advances in the Economic Analysis of Participatory and Labor-Managed Firms Hardback

Edited by Alex Bryson

Part of the Advances in the Economic Analysis of Participatory & Labor-Managed Firms series

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With the financial crisis and Great Recession, some economists have begun to question the orthodox approach to production and capital/labor relations over the last two to three decades.

This orthodoxy has been thrown into question due to concerns of poor corporate decision-making, corporate capture of regulators, perceived rewards for failure, and uneven productivity growth.

But a new spirit of introspection and doubt about orthodox approaches has created some impetus leading to greater interest in themes, such as worker ownership, sharing rewards, co-operatives, and employee involvement practices which feature heavily in the "Advances" series.

This "new spirit" is apparent for all to see in the 12 contributions to this volume of "Advances" which cover co-operatives; effects of worker participation on firm performance; the diffusion of high involvement management practices; and outcomes for workers (i.e., job satisfaction and wages).

Information

  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 367 pages
  • Publisher: Emerald Publishing Limited
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Labour economics
  • ISBN: 9781781902202

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