Labour Managed Firms in Spain
AbstractThere are at least two types of companies: conventional capitalist companies or Profit Maximizing Firms (PMFs) and, on the other hand, companies managed by their workforce or Labour-Managed Firms (LMFs). The entrepreneurial structures in Spain which include this second type are worker cooperatives (cooperativas de trabajo asociado) and public or limited liability worker-owned companies (sociedades laborales). This paper describes how this type of company has evolved using a set of indicators and offers a closer look at some of the reasons which explain the current difficult situation which, as will be shown, can be considered as critical in the case of cooperatives.
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Bibliographic InfoArticle provided by CIRIEC-España in its journal CIRIEC-España, revista de economía pública, social y cooperativa.
Volume (Year): (2008)
Issue (Month): 62 (October)
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Labour-Managed Firms; worker cooperatives; worker-owned companies; employment.;
Find related papers by JEL classification:
- J21 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Demand and Supply of Labor - - - Labor Force and Employment, Size, and Structure
- J54 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Labor-Management Relations, Trade Unions, and Collective Bargaining - - - Producer Cooperatives; Labor Managed Firms
- M41 - Business Administration and Business Economics; Marketing; Accounting - - Accounting - - - Accounting
- P13 - Economic Systems - - Capitalist Systems - - - Cooperative Enterprises
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- Francisco Javier Pérez Sanz & Ana Gargallo Castel, 2005. "Gestión, desarrollo y aplicación de la responsabilidad social en entidades de economía social: el caso de las cooperativas," CIRIEC-España, revista de economía pública, social y cooperativa, CIRIEC-España, CIRIEC-España, issue 53, pages 305-332, November.
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