Cooperatives, Worker-Owned Enterprises, Productivity and the International Labor Organization

@article{Logue2006CooperativesWE,
  title={Cooperatives, Worker-Owned Enterprises, Productivity and the International Labor Organization},
  author={John Logue and Jacquelyn Yates},
  journal={Economic and Industrial Democracy},
  year={2006},
  volume={27},
  pages={686 - 690}
}
A survey of empirical research on productivity in worker-owned enterprises and cooperatives finds a substantial literature that largely supports the proposition that worker-owned enterprises equal or exceed the productivity of conventional enterprises when employee involvement is combined with ownership. The weight of a sparser literature on cooperatives tends toward the same pattern. In addition, employee-owned firms create local employment, anchor jobs in their communities and enrich local… Expand
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