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Corporate Governance, Employee Voice, and Work Organization
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Corporate Governance, Employee Voice, and Work Organization: Sustaining High-Road Jobs in the Automotive Supply Industry

Inge Lippert, Tony Huzzard, Ulrich Jürgens, and William Lazonick

Abstract

This book explores the dynamic relations between corporate governance, employee voice, and the organization of work in the automotive supply industry. From research in three countries—Germany, Sweden, and the United States—it explores and compares historical patterns in changing governance regimes, voice, and work at plant level. It also explores the prospects for high-road, sustainable jobs in the sector. Three detailed case histories from each of the countries contrast companies facing different levels of exposure to capital markets: companies relatively sheltered from stock markets, compani ... More

Keywords: Corporate governance, financialization, shareholder value, governance compromises, automotive supply, Germany, Sweden, United States

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2014 Print ISBN-13: 9780199681075
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: June 2014 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199681075.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Inge Lippert, author
Head of the Department of Industry Policy, Services, and Structural Policy, The German Confederation of Trade Unions (DGB)

Tony Huzzard, author
Professor of Organization Studies, Department of Business Administration, Lund University

Ulrich Jürgens, author
Senior Research Fellow, WZB Berlin Social Science Center

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