Mitbestimmung, industrial democracy in West Germany

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Statementby Rudolf Maerker ; [editors, Klaus Wedel, Günter Lehrke ; English, Diet Simon].
ContributionsWedel, Klaus., Lehrke, Günter.
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Democracy in West Germany Paperback – December 4, by G. Smith (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

Price New from Used from Paperback, December 4, "Please retry" — Author: G. Smith. of industrial democracy are con-cerned. This also applies to the case of West Germany where the prevail-ing forms of industrial democracy and the proposals for its further development cannot be encom-passed in a single integrated sys-tem.

They reflect, rather, a pluralism of possible interpretations of basic concepts and, within these limits. Industrial Democracy: The German Experience Industrial Democracy: The German Experience Heidensohn, Klaus discussions on the improvement of industrial relations and the avoidance of a high incidence of strikes reveal a shift towards regulations, fines and sanctions.

But such measures clearly can only ease industrial relations. (1) Codetermination was introduced in West Germany in with a law that provided for equal representation of all classes of workers on the supervisory boards of certain corporations. In codetermination (Mitbestimmung) was extended to all German enterprises employing or more workers.

Similar legislation was attempted in other European. Blume, Otto. Zehn Jahre Mitbestimmung-Versuch einer Bestandsaufahme. In Zwischenbilanz der Mitbestimmung (Bullock Report). Report of the Committee of Inquiry on Industrial Democracy, Lord Bullock, Chairman. Watrin C.

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() The Case of Codetermination in West Germany. In: Pejovich S. (eds) Socialism: Institutional Cited by: 1. Broadly thought of as industrial democracy, one expert considers it "a value laden term and is attributable to the transfer of ideas about democracy in the city-state and the nation-state to democ- racy in industry.''4 Mitbestimmung, which developed in West Germany following World War II, was first reaffirmed by the Co-Determination Law of Cited by: 1.

Industrial democracy does have a future in Germany, because co-determination – both as a term (Mitbestimmung) and as a practice – has not. Generally speaking, the former West Germany (henceforth Germany) might represent one of the most successful examples in materializing the idea of industrial democracy in.

Müller-Jentsch, W. and Sperling, H.-J. () ‘Economic Development, Labour Conflicts and the Industrial Relations System in West Germany’ in C. Crouch and A. Pizzorno (eds), The Resurgence of Class Conflict in Western Europe SinceVol.

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1, pp. – There is now an extensive body of literature on the evolution of industrial democracy institutions in Germany and other European countries (Kaufman and Author: Ewan Mcgaughey. First, the automotive industry is a successful and highly competitive case of industrial development in Germany and represents best the “classical”.

Industrial Democracy (1st edn ; 9th edn ) is a book written by British socialist reformers Sidney Webb and Beatrice Webb, concerning the organisation of trade unions and collective bargaining.

The book introduced the term industrial democracy to the social sciences, which has since gained a different meaning in modern industrial relations. The Discourse of Industrial Democracy: Germany and the US Revisited Carola Frege London School of Economics and Rutgers University To better understand cross-country variations of institutions and practices of industrial democracy, such as between Germany and the US, this article highlights a frequently neglected explanatory factor, the.

Industrial democracy and industrial control in West Germany, France and Great Britain. [London?]: Dept. of Employment, (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, National government publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors /. In corporate governance, codetermination (also "copartnership" or "worker participation") is the practice of workers of an enterprise having the right to vote for representatives on the board of directors in a company.

It also refers to staff having binding rights in work councils on issues in their workplace. The practice of board level representation is widespread in developed. Incorporating a significant amount of updated material from his successful Politics on Western Germany, this book focuses on the politics and policies of an advanced industrial democracy.

It takes a comparative perspective, considering Germany's similarities to and differences from the United States, Japan, and other Western by: ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: ix, pages ; 24 cm. Contents: Preface / John P. Windmuller --Toward the participatory enterprise: a European trend / Kenneth F.

Walker --Unions and industrial democracy / Adolf F. Sturmthal --Industrial democracy and industrial relations / John P. Windmuller --New focus on industrial democracy. 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.

The Red Army Faction failed to bring down West Germany in the s, but the decade-long debate they inspired helped shape a new era. AfterWest Germans answered longstanding doubts about democracy's viability and fears of authoritarian state power with a "militant democracy" empowered against its enemies and a popular commitment to anti Cited by: Germans and Jews since the Holocaust: The Changing Situation in West Germany By Anson Rabinbach; Jack Zipes Holmes & Meier, Read preview Overview Learning Democracy: Education Reform in West Germany, By Wegner, Gregory Paul German Quarterly, Ethnic Residential Segregation and Immigrants’ Perceptions of Discrimination in West Germany (with Verena Dill), Urban Studies Vol.

51,pp. Variable Pay, Industrial Relations and Foreign Ownership: Evidence from Germany (with John S. Heywood), British Journal of Industrial Relations, Vol.

52,pp. December Economic and Industrial Democracy Thomas Fetzer Recent years have witnessed an enormous growth of research about European Union legislation in the field of employee participation.

Before implementing industrial democracy in any form in an enterprise, the managers concerned should avail themselves of the rich experience of some countries in both the West and East.

The virtues of co-determination or “mitbestimmung” (German word for industrial democracy) practiced in the Federal Republic of Germany have been extolled by. Industrial democracy following the German word Mitbestimmung.

In Germany, companies with more than employees (or more than employees in the coal and steel industries) have half of. 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.

The current wave of interest in industrial democracy goes well beyond the West German system created by the co‐determination legislation passed in the early nineteen‐fifties.

Workers’ participation at plant level is of crucial importance in Germany. Works councils exist in almost half of all firms with a number of salaried workers between 51 and In plants with more Author: Ludger Pries.

The West German example. INDUSTRIAL DEMOCRACY is a response to capitalist crisis. It is a product of the need for the state, on behalf of the ruling class, to control production directly in order to ensure the competitiveness of the national capital on the world economy.

The example of West Germany, home of high productivity and participation. Foreign Owners and the Quality of Industrial Relations in Germany, Economic and Industrial Democracy, Vol. 38,pp. (with Verena Dill). The Hiring and Employment of Older Workers in Germany: A Comparative Perspective, Journal for Labour Market Research, Vol.

49,pp. (with John S.

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Heywood). ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xiv, pages ; 23 cm: Contents: Part 1 Policies and strategies: introduction - democratic participation - a challenge for democracy, Gerard Kester and Henri Pinaud; the role of social actors during recent developments in worker participation in ten countries of Western Europe, Henri Pinaud;.

The Other Alliance: Student Protest in West Germany and the United States in the Global Sixties (America in the World) - Kindle edition by Klimke, Martin. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets.

Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Other Alliance: Student Protest in West Germany and the Cited by: Get this from a library! Managing modern capitalism: industrial renewal and workplace democracy in the United States and Western Europe.

[M Donald Hancock; John Logue; Bernt Schiller;] -- The book's essays address the key dimensions of economic, social, and political change in five industrial democracies: the United States, the United Kingdom, France, Germany.an estimate of democratic development in Germany since the Second World War.

The war ended only nine years ago, and Western Germany has had a government of its own for less than five years. Perhaps a better title for this paper would be "Some Tentative Thoughts on Post-War Democracy in West.