Workersâ€™ Participation in Management, Workersâ€™ Control of Production
AbstractFor several decades workersâ€™ participation in management was a persistent demand of the left. In the neoliberal era it became, in a twisted way, a reality for some workers. Team organization of production, reduction of supervisory staffing, and a constant drive for productivity improvement became the norm, requiring broader managerial involvement by workers in their activities. Workersâ€™ control of production remains on the radical agenda, but with broader implications. Workersâ€™ control of production implies dramatic changes in the relationship between capital and labor, and with them development of alternative forms of production and distribution.JEL classification: J54, B51, L23
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Volume (Year): 43 (2011)
Issue (Month): 3 (September)
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economic democracy; workersâ€™ participation in management; workersâ€™ control of production; cooperative production;
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- J54 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Labor-Management Relations, Trade Unions, and Collective Bargaining - - - Producer Cooperatives; Labor Managed Firms
- B51 - Schools of Economic Thought and Methodology - - Current Heterodox Approaches - - - Socialist; Marxian; Sraffian
- L23 - Industrial Organization - - Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behavior - - - Organization of Production
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