The Challenge to Industrial Relations in Germany
AbstractThe academic literature is inconsistent about the evolvement of the German industrial relations network and varies between theories which emphasize its versatility or forecast its probable deterioration. I suggest that a less centralized version of industrial democracy, with works councilors supporting trade unionists, provides for an alternative against the liberal market economies, and will be a main ingredient in the process of European integration.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by University Library of Munich, Germany in its series MPRA Paper with number 4289.
Date of creation: 2004
Date of revision: 2007
Institutional Complementarities; Industrial Relations; Trade Unions; Corporate Governance;
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- L2 - Industrial Organization - - Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behavior
- G3 - Financial Economics - - Corporate Finance and Governance
- J5 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Labor-Management Relations, Trade Unions, and Collective Bargaining
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