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Regulierungsform und Verbetrieblichungsneigung von Managern und Betriebsraeten. Ergebnisse einer empirischen Erhebung


  • Werner Nienhueser
  • Heiko Hossfeld


Kritiker des deutschen Flaechentarifvertragssystems fordern eine staerkere Nutzung betrieblicher Verhandlungsloesungen. Die Folgen einer solchen Abkehr vom System der Flaechentarifvertraege (Verbetrieblichung) haetten vor allem die Betriebe und deren Akteure zu tragen. Der vorliegende Beitrag beschaeftigt sich mit der Frage, wie Manager und Betriebsraete zur Verbetrieblichung stehen und welche Folgen sie mit einer Verlagerung der Verhandlungen auf die Betriebsebene verbinden. Dabei wird insbesondere untersucht, welchen Einfluss die im Betrieb existierende Regulierungsform (Formen der Tarifbindung bzw. Nichtbindung) auf die Verbetrieblichungsneigung hat. Als Datenbasis dient eine Befragung von 1000 Managern und 1000 mit ihnen in Verhandlungsbeziehungen stehenden Betriebsraeten. Deskriptive und multivariate Analysen zeigen, dass Betriebsraete deutliche Gegner und Manager deutliche Befuerworter der Verbetrieblichung sind. Bei den Managern zeigt sich ein deutlicher Effekt der Regulierungsform. Bei ihnen ist die Neigung zur Verbetrieblichung hoeher, wenn der Betrieb bereits einen hohen Verbetrieblichungsgrad aufweist.

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  • Werner Nienhueser & Heiko Hossfeld, 2007. "Regulierungsform und Verbetrieblichungsneigung von Managern und Betriebsraeten. Ergebnisse einer empirischen Erhebung," Industrielle Beziehungen - Zeitschrift fuer Arbeit, Organisation und Management - The German Journal of Industrial Relations, Rainer Hampp Verlag, vol. 14(4), pages 289-315.
  • Handle: RePEc:rai:indbez:doi_10.1688/1862-0035_indb_2007_04_nienhueser

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    Decentralization of Bargaining; Multi and Single Employer Bargaining; Works Council; Trust; Power;

    JEL classification:

    • A14 - General Economics and Teaching - - General Economics - - - Sociology of Economics
    • J24 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Demand and Supply of Labor - - - Human Capital; Skills; Occupational Choice; Labor Productivity
    • J30 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Wages, Compensation, and Labor Costs - - - General
    • J41 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Particular Labor Markets - - - Labor Contracts
    • J53 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Labor-Management Relations, Trade Unions, and Collective Bargaining - - - Labor-Management Relations; Industrial Jurisprudence
    • M12 - Business Administration and Business Economics; Marketing; Accounting; Personnel Economics - - Business Administration - - - Personnel Management; Executives; Executive Compensation


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