Assessing Mondragon: Stability & Managed Change in the Face of Globalization
AbstractBy drawing on new interview evidence gathered during several field trips and new financial and economic data from both external and internal sources, we document and assess the changing economic importance and performance of the Mondragon group of cooperatives as well as the two largest sectors within the group. Compared to conventional firms in the Basque Country and Spain, and producer co-ops (PCs) and employee owned firms elsewhere, in general we find evidence of growing group importance and strong performance and a similarly strong record for the industrial and retail divisions...
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employee ownership; producer cooperatives; labor managed firm; productive efficiency; Mondragon;
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- J54 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Labor-Management Relations, Trade Unions, and Collective Bargaining - - - Producer Cooperatives; Labor Managed Firms
- P50 - Economic Systems - - Comparative Economic Systems - - - General
- L20 - Industrial Organization - - Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behavior - - - General
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