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Work related values and attitudes in Central and Eastern Europe

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  • Agnes Borgulya
  • Judit Hahn

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After the shift from centrally planned to market economies, CEE countries experienced significant changes in the world of work. Full employment was replaced by a distortion in labour markets, a rapid rise in unemployment and intensive labour emigration. The following questions are discussed: (1) Can the people in CEE countries be characterized by similar work-related values? (2) Is there any diversity in attitudes towards superiors in the transition countries? To answer these questions, findings of the European Values Study are used. The comparison of data from fourteen CEE countries shows that, concerning work-related values, two groups of countries can be differentiated. The analysis of attitudes towards one’s superior also suggests the lack of a homogenous Eastern European cluster.

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  • Agnes Borgulya & Judit Hahn, 2008. "Work related values and attitudes in Central and Eastern Europe," Journal of East European Management Studies, Rainer Hampp Verlag, vol. 13(3), pages 216-238.
  • Handle: RePEc:rai:joeems:doi_10.1688/1862-0019_jeems_2008_03_borgulya
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    Keywords

    Work-related values; attitudes; Central and Eastern Europe; European Values Study;

    JEL classification:

    • F10 - International Economics - - Trade - - - General
    • F23 - International Economics - - International Factor Movements and International Business - - - Multinational Firms; International Business
    • J28 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Demand and Supply of Labor - - - Safety; Job Satisfaction; Related Public Policy
    • L10 - Industrial Organization - - Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance - - - General
    • M10 - Business Administration and Business Economics; Marketing; Accounting; Personnel Economics - - Business Administration - - - General
    • M20 - Business Administration and Business Economics; Marketing; Accounting; Personnel Economics - - Business Economics - - - General
    • P31 - Economic Systems - - Socialist Institutions and Their Transitions - - - Socialist Enterprises and Their Transitions

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