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A Critical Assessment of the Theoretical and Empirical Research on German Works Councils

  • Carola M. Frege
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    The article reviews the existing English- and German-speaking literature on the German works council. Three major research topics are discussed: the ontology and typologies of works councils; their current practice and transformation; and their economic outcomes. Although much research has been conducted on the internal functioning of the works council-management relationship, it is clear that we still know little about the determinants of different workplace relations and their outcomes. The article concludes by advocating a reviving research interest in the link between codetermination and political democracy. Copyright Blackwell Publishers Ltd/London School of Economics 2002.

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    Article provided by London School of Economics in its journal British Journal of Industrial Relations.

    Volume (Year): 40 (2002)
    Issue (Month): 2 (06)
    Pages: 221-248

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    Handle: RePEc:bla:brjirl:v:40:y:2002:i:2:p:221-248
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