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Worker participation : current research and future trends

Author: Vicki Smith
Publisher: Oxford : Elsevier Jai, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Article : English
Publication:Research in the sociology of work, vol. 16 (2006)

Offers research on the character and implications of workplace participation. This book examines various outcomes, causes, and consequences related to participation programs and worker democracy. It  Read more...


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Document Type: Article
All Authors / Contributors: Vicki Smith
ISBN: 0762312025 9780762312023
OCLC Number: 729842954
Description: 406 Seiten : Illustrationen
Contents: Introduction (V. Smith). Part I: Worker Participation in Contemporary Corporate Workplaces A Theorizing Teamwork under Contemporary Capitalism. (S. P. Vallas). Organizational Narratives and the Construction of Resistance: Union Organizing at a 'Progressive' Company. (J. L. Carreiro). The Effect of Participative Work Systems on Employee Earnings. (M. J. Handel). Gendered Contradictions: Managers and Women Workers in Self-Managed Teams. (N. P. Videla). You Get Paid for That? Job and Establishment Level Variations in the Use of Incentive Compensation. (J. Reynolds). Selective Participation: Controlling Workers' Input at General Motors. (J. S. Rothstein). Part II: Recent Trends in Cooperatives Democracy at Work Within the Market: Reconsidering the Potential. (George Cheney). Workplace Democracy Comes of Age: Economic Stability, Growth, and Workforce Diversity. (J. S. M. Meyers). Can Collectivist-Democracy Bring Gender Equality? The Efforts at Twin Oaks. (J. Rothschild and A. Tomchin). Demographic and Environmental Influences on the Diffusion of Change Among the Israeli Kibbutzim, 1990-2001. (R. Russell, R. Hanneman, and S. Getz). Cooperative Entrepreneurialism: Reconciling Democratic Values with Business Demands at a Worker-Owned Firm. (J. Schoening). Part III: Mediating Worker Participation: The Labor Movement and the State. Opportunities and Challenges Facing New Workforce Institutions: A Close-up Analysis of an Alternative Staffing Service. (E. B. Neuwirth). The Spirit of Outsourcing: Corporate and State Regulation of Labor under the H-1B Visa and TANF Policies in the U.S. (F. Ridzi and P. Banerjee). Finding Jobs and Building Careers: Reproducing Inequality in State-Sponsored Job Search Organizations. (V. Smith, Heather K. Flynn, and J. Isler).
Responsibility: ed. by Vicki Smith.


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