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Self-management: is it postmodernist?

Abell, Peter (1995) Self-management: is it postmodernist? Critical Review: a Journal of Politics and Society, 9 (3). pp. 341-348. ISSN 0891-3811

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Identification Number: 10.1080/08913819508443387


Conceptions of self-management and the labor managed firm (LMF) have not been well received by economists. They have, however, proved to be a continuing (though minority) interest in the socialist movement from Marx onwards. Prychitko claims that by examining the humanist side of Marx, a socialist case can be made both for the LMF and markets in a postmodern world. Such a case rests upon an assumption that self-management confers competitive advantage by enhancing information sharing (increasingly important in postmodern conditions). The case, though interesting, is not yet made.

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Additional Information: © 1995 Critical Review Foundation
Divisions: Management
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management
Date Deposited: 20 Jan 2011 16:07
Last Modified: 03 Jan 2024 00:18

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