The Palgrave Handbook of Workers’ Participation at Plant Level

Comprising the study, documentation, and comparison of plant-level workers’ participation around the world, this volume meets the challenge of offering a global perspective on workers’ participation, representation, and models of social partnership. Value chains, economic life, inter-cultural exchan...

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Bibliographic Details
Other Authors: Berger, Stefan (Editor), Pries, Ludger (Editor), Wannöffel, Manfred (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published: New York Palgrave Macmillan US 2019, 2019
Edition:1st ed. 2019
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • Past Legacies and Current Practices
  • 14. Workers’ Participation at the Shop Floor Level and Trade Unions in Brazil: economic crisis and new strategies of political action.-15. Emergence of Shop Floor Industrial Relations in China
  • 16. Workers’ participation in Czechia and Slovakia
  • 17. Workers’ Participation at Plant Level - France
  • 18. Workers’ participation at the plant level in Germany – combining industrial democracy and economic innovation?
  • 19. Workers’ Participation at the Plant Level in India
  • 20. Workers’ Participation in Indonesia
  • 21. Workers’ Participation at Plant Level: The Case of Italy
  • 22. The Rise and Fall of Labor-Management Consultations (Roshi Kyogisei) in Japan
  • Conflicts, Institutionalization Processes and Roles of Social Movements
  • 5. Fabians, guild socialists and ‘democracies of producers’: participation and self-government in the social theories of the Webbs and their successors
  • 6. Gustav Schmoller – A Socialist of the Chair
  • 7. Works Councils as Crucial Social Institutions of Labor Regulation and Participation. Friedrich Fürstenberg’s Concept of Works Councils as ‘Boundary Spanning Institutions’
  • 8. Workers’ Participation – Concepts and Evidence
  • 9. Worker’s Participation in Yugoslavia
  • 10. Participation and Nationalization: the case of British coal from the 1940s to the 1980s
  • 11. Mondragon: Cooperatives in Global Capitalism
  • A Look at the Past, Contemporary Trends and Challenges for the Future
  • 24. Employee Participation at the Plant Level in Mexico: Features and Possibilities
  • 25. Workers’ Participation in Management at Plant Level in Nigeria
  • 26. Russia
  • 27. Workers’ Participation in Spain
  • 28. Workers’ Participation at Plant Level: the South African Case
  • 29. Workplace participation in Britain, past, present and future: Academic social science reflections on 40 years of Industrial Relations change and continuity
  • 30. Workers’ and Union Participation at U.S. Workplaces
  • 31. Conclusion: Workers’ Participation at the Plant Level – Lessons from History, International Comparison, Future Tendencies