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Democracy at work and perspectives on the quality of working life in Scandinavia

by Einar Thorsrud

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Published by International Institute for Labour Studies in [Geneva] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Sweden.
    • Subjects:
    • Management -- Employee participation -- Sweden.,
    • Work environment -- Sweden.,
    • Quality of work life -- Sweden.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 15.

      StatementE. Thorsrud.
      SeriesDevelopments in the fields of humanisation of work and quality of working life, Research series - International Institute for Labour Studies ;, no. 8, Research series (International Institute for Labour Studies) ;, no. 8.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD5660.S9 T48
      The Physical Object
      Pagination15 p. ;
      Number of Pages15
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4294768M
      ISBN 109290141085
      LC Control Number78322692

      growth in democracy has been the need for valid, meaningful and re - liable ways to measure and assess democratic progress and the quality of democracy itself. Scholars and practitioners have adopted a number of strategies to measure democracy, including categorical measures, scale measures, objective measures and hybrid measures of democrat -. I know that some people in the US associate the Nordic model with some sort of socialism. Therefore I would like to make one thing clear. Denmark is far from a socialist planned economy. Denmark is a market economy.” -Denmark Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen Social Democracy is an ideology that advocates for economic and social policies that advance social justice within a market economy.

      Democracy means a leaner, faster, happier and more innovative company –factors which give the bottom line a boost. So there you have it, five great reasons to become a democratic company. In my last article, I’ll explain exactly how to become a democratic workplace with real-work examples as well. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

      European policy-makers (Commission, Council and Parliament) have again missed a chance to show that democracy should not stop at the factory gates. With its strategy for more democracy at work, the ETUC is going to step up its demands between now and the 14 th ETUC Congress and European Parliament (EP) elections, both in May The political. examination of several of the more significant historical and conceptual views will help place workplace democracy into perspective. The importance of work to workers has been historically divided into extrinsic and intrinsic values (Mason, ). With a few exceptions such as F.W. Taylor’s () Scientific Management theory until the late.


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Democracy at work and perspectives on the quality of working life in Scandinavia. [Geneva]: International Institute for Labour Studies, © (OCoLC) Material Type: Internet resource: Document Type: Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors: Einar Thorsrud.

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