Industrial democracy and worker participation

a select annotated and classified bibliography of international citations on the theory and practice of industrial democracy and worker participation and their role in organizational change
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Unit for Industrial Democracy, South Australian Dept. of Labour and Industry , Adelaide
Management -- Employee participation -- Bibliogr
StatementBarry Maley, Dexter Dunphy and Bill Ford, in association with Maureen Ayers...[et al.]
ContributionsDunphy, Dexter C. 1934-, Ford, Bill.
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 303 p. ;
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Open LibraryOL22099610M
ISBN 100858231085

Workers' Participation in Post-Liberation France is a vivid portrait of French labor's failure to achieve greater industrial democracy. Drawing on original archival research, Adam Steinhouse recasts the traditional view of this critical period of French history, demonstrating the fundamental importance of the immediate post-liberation period in determining the future course of industrial.

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[Barry Maley; Dexter C Dunphy; Bill Ford]. 3. Industrial democracy gives higher status to worker and makes them more responsible in their outlook and behaviour.

Workers feel committed to the decision taken by them jointly with the management. Industrial democracy gives training in democratic norms and traditions to workers through participation in the affairs of their company.

Workers’ participation in management is an essential ingredient of Industrial democracy. The concept of workers’ participation in management is based on Human Relations approach to Management which brought about a new set of values to labour and management.

Traditionally the concept of Workers’ Participation in Management (WPM) refers to participation of non-managerial employees in the. FIVE FORMS OF INDUSTRIAL DEMOCRACY.

30 November, - Minority board participation is similar to codetermination. The Shop Constitution Law of requires that German firms with between and employees give one-third representation to employees.

The unique feature of such programs is the use of statistical and. In the competitive world that we live in, the job security, as well as high pay packages, are not good enough for boosting the productivity of the industry.

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What also matters alongside is industrial democracy and authority. Disadvantages of Employee Participation: Unlike the advantages, the disadvantages of employee participation are plenty. the US and Britain use ‘industrial democracy’ (or workplace democ-racy), the German literature refers to various terms, mainly Mitbestimmung (codetermination) – but also participation, partner-ship and economic democracy.

The German literature distinguishes between industrial democracy, thus codetermination, being focused. Xie, Y. (), ‘ Zhongguogongyeminzhu he yuangongcanyuzhidu ji gongneng ’, [A comparison of industrial democracy, employee participation systems and their functions in state-owned enterprises, civil enterprises and foreign-funded enterprises – a survey in Hunan], Jingji shehuitizhi bijiao, 1, – Author: Zhan Jing.

As the article shows, many American firms in the s and s experimented with worker representation systems that contemporaries called industrial democracy. Berle and Means were aware of these moves to democratize the American workplace, but they rejected all Author: Andrew Smith, Kevin Tennent, Jason D Russell.

Workers participation in management is an essential ingredient of Industrial democracy. The concept of workers participation in management is based on Human Relations approach to Management which brought about a new set of values to labor and management.

The political objective of participation is to develop workers conscious of their democratic rights on their work place and thus bring about industrial democracy. LEVELS OF PARTICIPATION Workers’ participation is possible at all levels of management; the only difference is.

SALIENT FEATURES OF INDUSTRIAL DEMOCRACY The workers are treated as partners in the productive process and are given an opportunity to participate in the management.

Works Committees, Joint Management Councils and Suggestion Schemes are some methods through which industrial democracy can be introduced at the unit level.

Workers participation is. Workers' participation in management can be called "Industrial Democracy". Very often workers resist unconsulted management decisions due to a feeling of being left out. For any decision to be sound, the facts as well as the views of those who are affected by it should be known.

Non-consultation will make the canvas incomplete and distorted. industrial democracy the participation of employees in the decision-making of a work organization. The participation may be total or shared with owner and managerial interests. This clearly confirms the view that there is industrial democracy in Zimbabwe.

However, cases of discrimination on grounds of one’s HIV status still exist in the Army, Health sector and the Civil Aviation Authority of Zimbabwe were employees are expected to undergo HIV tests periodically and these have a bearing on the working conditions of.

Industrial democracy is an arrangement which involves workers making decisions, sharing responsibility and authority in the workplace.

While in participative management organizational designs workers are listened to and take part in the decision-making process, in organizations employing industrial democracy they also have the final decisive power (they decide about organizational design and.

participatory democracy, worker participation, co-determination, works councils, and worker control are terms either more narrow, less focused or broader than workplace democracy which has been considered by some scholars as a “catch-all phrase” (Collom, a, p. Common definitions of workplace democracy containFile Size: KB.

INDUSTRIAL DEMOCRACY. HERBERT A. SIMON Worker participation may be beneficial, but it does not follow that workers should vote to control enterprises as citizens vote to control a political democracy. To understand what might be meant by industrial democracy, and what its consequences might be, we must first understand the general principles that.

The results of his scholarly surveys indicate a trend toward the democratization of Japanese industrial management. In part, the book is a presentation of Odaka’s belief in the necessity for greater worker participation in the decisions that affect their working lives, a belief that is.

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Industrial democracy means the application of democratic principles in managing industrial units. In such type of system, workers are treated as responsible partners of an enterprise and are allowed to participate in the decision making process through different methods.

Industrial Relations by National Open University of Nigeria File Type: PDF Number of Pages: Description The main aim of this note is to expose you to the nature of labour relations, the mechanisms necessary for managing labour-related matters in the organisation and the role of the trade unions and the employer association in labour relations.

Abstract. Decision-making in the workplace was traditionally regarded in capitalist countries as a prerogative of the employers and little was done in practice to share it with the workers, in spite of the development of political and social : J. Wilczynski. UCLA historian and industrial relations professor Sanford Jacoby incorporates Japanese worker participation models into the discussion and compares them to the U.S.

system. His theory that Japanese and American work systems have more in common compared to other western democracies is evocative and thought-provoking. Democracy, industrial, is the application of the doctrines of democratic theory to people's lives as workers.

Industrial democracy is the attempt to supply answers to these questions in regard to people's lives as workers. Others extend the definitions to include these functions as well as to allow worker participation in making the.

This paper on industrial democracy and employee participation aims at reaching a conclusion on the likely future of these concepts in this country over say, the next decade. An integral part of this aim will be some observations on what might be the most appropriate form(s) which will serve the wide-ranging interests of the protagonists and what strategy options might be available to encourage Author: JT Mahony.

"Industrial democracy will facilitate greater worker participation and decision­ making in the workplace, The empowerment of workers will be enhanced through access to company information, Human resource development, and education and training are key inputs into policies aimed at higher employ­Cited by: 2.

Robert Schrank, who served as project manager for the Foundation's Worker Exchange Program, also edited American Workers Abroad, and is the author of Ten Thousand Working Days, both published by The MIT Press.

Industrial Democracy at Sea is fifth in The MIT Press Series on Organization Studies, edited by John Van Maanen.

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Key words: Industrial Democracy, Workers Participation, Job Satisfaction, Public Health, Tertiary Institution, Ogun State. Introduction Industrial democracy is a term generally used to argue that, by analogy with political democracy, workers are entitled to a significant voice in the decisions affecting the organizations in which they Size: 61KB.

employee participation: Consequences for the work environment early research into workers’ or employee participation (‘industrial democracy’) and to the tion of worker participation.

implemented readily by businesses. The book also delves into and contributes to new debates about contemporary employee relations. Its themes are: a) An introduction to the new industrial landscape, the debates about employee democracy and partnership at work, and a consideration of their significance.

collective bargaining and industrial democracy. In our ‘Escalator of Participation’, we put the new EI schemes of the lower rungs, with the odd exception (Marchington et al ).

Industrial democracy by Webb, Sidney, ; Webb, Beatrice Potter, Publication date Topics Labor unions -- Great Britain Publisher London, Longmans, Green Collection robarts; toronto Digitizing sponsor MSN Contributor Robarts - University of Pages: Out of the sweatshop: The struggle for industrial democracy Hardcover – January 1, by Leon Stein (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating.

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