EconPapers    
Economics at your fingertips  
 

Board-level worker representation

Aleksandra Gregorič

No 1136, GLO Discussion Paper Series from Global Labor Organization (GLO)

Abstract: This chapter reviews the literature on board-level worker representation (BLWR). BLWR refers to workers' legally sanctioned rights to take part in the decisions of their employers' board of directors as full or consultative members, regardless of their underlying equity investments. It provides information about the incidence of BLWR across countries, and the factors that likely contributed to the establishment of this mechanism of employee voice. It reviews theory on the positive and negative impacts of BLWR for workers and firms, summarizes the related empirical evidence, and concludes by pointing to the open gaps as avenues for future research.

Keywords: board-level worker representation; theoretical and empirical review; cross-country evidence; firm performance; boardroom (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: J53 J54 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2022
New Economics Papers: this item is included in nep-bec and nep-lab
References: View references in EconPapers View complete reference list from CitEc
Citations: Track citations by RSS feed

Downloads: (external link)
https://www.econstor.eu/bitstream/10419/261793/1/GLO-DP-1136.pdf (application/pdf)

Related works:
This item may be available elsewhere in EconPapers: Search for items with the same title.

Export reference: BibTeX RIS (EndNote, ProCite, RefMan) HTML/Text

Persistent link: https://EconPapers.repec.org/RePEc:zbw:glodps:1136

Access Statistics for this paper

More papers in GLO Discussion Paper Series from Global Labor Organization (GLO) Contact information at EDIRC.
Bibliographic data for series maintained by ZBW - Leibniz Information Centre for Economics ().

 
Page updated 2023-11-08
Handle: RePEc:zbw:glodps:1136