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Employee ownership and company performance

Bradley, Keith, Estrin, Saul and Taylor, Simon (1990) Employee ownership and company performance. Industrial Relations, 29 (3). pp. 385-403. ISSN 0019-8676

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Abstract

This paper investigates how Britain's largest employee-owned firm, the John Lewis Partnership, performs relative to its major competitors. In the context of John Lewis's unique constitutional structure, employee ownership appears to offer significant advantages in the market place. It is difficult to assess the relative importance of particular policies; as a group, employee ownership, open information flows, high wages, and profit share are clearly associated with high productivity.

Item Type: Article
Official URL: http://www.blackwellpublishing.com/journal.asp?ref...
Additional Information: © 1990 Blackwell Publishing
Library of Congress subject classification: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Sets: Departments > Management
Rights: http://www.lse.ac.uk/library/usingTheLibrary/academicSupport/OA/depositYourResearch.aspx
Date Deposited: 23 Oct 2008 13:26
URL: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/21529/

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