Workforce Participation: developing a theoretical framework for longitudinal research

RIDLEY-DUFF, Rory and PONTON, Alistair (2012). Workforce Participation: developing a theoretical framework for longitudinal research. In: UK Society for Co-operative Studies Conference 2012, Lincoln University, 2nd/3rd September. (Submitted)

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This paper describes an action research methodology and theoretical framework developed during a pilot study into workforce participation at Viewpoint Research CIC. The study suggests a set of protocols for generating case studies that describe the framing, operationalisation and evaluation of workforce participation in organisations. In the paper's conclusions, the authors argue that the concept of workplace democracy needs reframing to takes account of the level of alignment between the systems of participations that are desired by workforce members and those designed by the organisation's managers.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: workforce participation, workplace democracy, co-operatives, action research, methodology
Research Institute, Centre or Group: Sheffield Business School Research Institute > People, Work and Organisation
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Depositing User: Rory Ridley-Duff
Date Deposited: 13 Dec 2012 13:59
Last Modified: 19 Aug 2015 15:53

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