Progression of HR Practices in Danish Firms during Two Decades
AbstractThis paper describes the spread of new work and pay practices in Danish private sector firms during the last two decades. The data source is two surveys directed at firms and carried out ten years apart. The descriptive analysis shows that large changes in the way work is organized in firms have occurred during both decades, whereas the progression of pay practices predominantly took place in the nineties. There is considerable firm heterogeneity in the frequency of adoption of the practices. In particular, the prevalence of both incentive pay and work practices is higher in multinational companies and firms engaged in exporting
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by University of Aarhus, Aarhus School of Business, Department of Economics in its series Working Papers with number 11-11.
Length: 33 pages
Date of creation: 07 Jun 2012
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High performance work practices; Pay practices; Performance pay;
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This paper has been announced in the following NEP Reports:
- NEP-ALL-2012-06-13 (All new papers)
- NEP-BEC-2012-06-13 (Business Economics)
- NEP-CSE-2012-06-13 (Economics of Strategic Management)
- NEP-HME-2012-06-13 (Heterodox Microeconomics)
- NEP-HRM-2012-06-13 (Human Capital & Human Resource Management)
- NEP-LAB-2012-06-13 (Labour Economics)
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