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

Author: Jed DeVaro
Publisher: Bradford : Emerald Group Pub., 2011.
Series: Advances in the Economic Analysis of Participatory & Labor-Managed Firms, 12.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This 12th edition of Advances in the Economic Analysis of Participatory and Labor-Managed Firms contains a stimulating collection of original papers spanning a wide variety of topics, concluding with a debate on free trade and the ecological effects of alternative socio-economic systems.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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DeVaro, Jed
Advances in the Economic Analysis of Participatory & Labor-Managed Firms
Bradford : Emerald Group Publishing Limited, c2011
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jed DeVaro
ISBN: 9780857247605 0857247603
OCLC Number: 815955095
Notes: Governance and behavior in nonprofits: analysis of uruguayan health care organizations.
Description: 1 online resource (326 p.)
Contents: Front cover; advances in the economic analysis of participatory and labor-managed firms; copyright page; contents; list of contributors; introduction; part i: job design and organizational performance; specialization, multiskilling, and allocation of decision rights; introduction; basic model; basic results; allocation of decision rights; collective bargaining and cooperation; discussion; conclusion; notes; acknowledgments; references; the effect of multiskilling on labor productivity, product quality, and financial performance; introduction; literature review; data. Empirical strategy and analysisdiscussion; notes; acknowledgments; references; appendix. variable definitions; teams, autonomy, and the financial performance of firms: new evidence from panel data; introduction; background and previous literature; data and measures; empirical tests; discussion and conclusion; acknowledgments; references; part ii: compensation, worker attitudes, and productivity; how do rules and costs affect a firm's setting of benefits? the case of health insurance and workforce skills; framework; research design; data and empirical analysis; results; summary and discussion. Notesacknowledgments; references; appendix; majority ownership and chief executive compensation; introduction; conceptual framework; privatization and transition in estonia; data; the relation between executive compensation and firm performance in transition; summary and implications; appendix. definitions of variables; notes; acknowledgments; references; worker attitudes toward employee ownership, profit sharing and variable pay; introduction; theory and prior literature; data and variables; methodology; unconditional statistics; which workers prefer financial participation?; conclusion. Notesreferences; appendix; performance-related pay, unions, and productivity in italy: evidence from quantile regressions; introduction; productivity, performance payments, and unions: a short reappraisal; data and descriptive statistics; estimation results; manufacturing and services sectors; conclusions; notes; acknowledgments; references; part iii: worker cooperatives and nonprofit organizations; profit reinvestment in italian worker cooperatives as a contribution to a common good: an empirical analysis on workers' perception and motivation; introduction. Asset locks in italian worker cooperativesa theoretical framework on profit reinvestment as a collective action: how to enhance cooperation; individual characteristics of members and their opinion on asset locks: the empirical analysis; concluding remarks; notes; acknowledgments; references; does training policy help to attract, retain, and develop valuable human resources? analysis from the mondragon case; introduction; the value of talent; the mondragon corporation and training policy; methodology of the investigation; results; discussion; limitations; notes; acknowledgments; references.
Series Title: Advances in the Economic Analysis of Participatory & Labor-Managed Firms, 12.
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Contains papers on the subject of job design and organizational performance, covering the determinants of multiskilling from a theoretical perspective and also the empirical effect of multiskilling  Read more...

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