Year

1988

DOI

10.17848/9780880995924

Abstract

This book probes the effectiveness of two job-saving strategies, worker buyouts and QWL (quality of worklife) programs, used to try to reverse the shutdown of a chain of supermarkets in Philadelphia.

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Contents

  1. Using Worker Participation and Buyouts to Save Jobs
  2. Worker Participation, Employee Ownership, and Job-Saving Efforts: A Theoretical Framework for Gauging Effectiveness
  3. Research Design and Methods
  4. Context of the Closings and Implementation of Alternatives
  5. The Implementation Process
  6. Outcomes for Workers in Worker-Owned, QWL and Non-QWL Supermarkets
  7. Economic Performance of Worker-Owned, QWL and Non-QWL Supermarkets
  8. Conclusions and Implications

ISBN

9780880990684 (pbk.) ; 9780880995924 (ebook)

Subject Areas

LABOR MARKET ISSUES; Job security and unemployment dynamics; Dislocated workers

Job-Saving Strategies: Worker Buyouts and QWL

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Hochner, Arthur, Cherlyn S. Granrose, Judith Goode, Eileen Appelbaum, and Elaine Simon. 1988. Job-Saving Strategies: Worker Buyouts and QWL. Kalamazoo, MI: W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research. https://doi.org/10.17848/9780880995924

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