Models of Employee Participation in a Changing Global Environment: Diversity and Interaction: Diversity and Interaction

1st Edition

Ray Markey, Paul Gollan, Ann Hodkinson, Alain Chouraqui, Ulrike Veersma

Routledge
Published November 24, 2017
Reference - 366 Pages
ISBN 9781138730830 - CAT# Y326601
Series: Routledge Revivals

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Summary

This title was first published in 2001. Management of the employment relationship changed markedly in the last two decades of the 21st century, and a major part of this has been the extension of employee involvement and participation in the workplace. Modern management theorists and researchers have commonly emphasized the importance of two-way communication and co-operation between management and labour in determining the success of human resource management (HRM) strategy and in maximizing workplace efficiency. Some researchers argue employee participation and empowerment are progressive management practices which have universal benefits to performance enhancement, as opposed to most other HRM practices whose success is contingent upon the organizational context. This title explores these themes through an international collection of case studies, which are the outcome of a comparative project of the Workers' Participation Study Group of the International Industrial Relations Association (IIRA).

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