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Governing the firm : workers' control in theory and practice

Author: Gregory K Dow
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2003.
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Economists have had little success in explaining the rarity of worker-controlled firms. This book provides case studies of such firms and surveys the available evidence on their design and behavior. It outlines a policy proposal to encourage employee buyouts of conventional firms.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Dow, Gregory K., 1954-
Governing the firm.
Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2003
(DLC) 2002023440
(OCoLC)49355775
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Gregory K Dow
ISBN: 9780511061394 0511061390 0511121008 9780511121005 9780511615849 0511615841 9780511069857 0511069855 1280162961 9781280162961
OCLC Number: 770008298
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 323 p.)
Contents: 1. Introduction --
2. Normative Perspectives --
3. Workers' Control in Action (I) --
4. Workers' Control in Action (II) --
5. Conceptual Foundations --
6. Explanatory Strategies --
7. A Question of Objectives --
8. Views from Economic Theory (I) --
9. Views from Economic Theory (II) --
10. Transitions and Clusters --
11. Toward a Synthesis --
12. Getting There from Here.
Responsibility: Gregory K. Dow.
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