New Organizational Practices

Abstract

We investigate the impact of new work practices on working conditions. We use a unique French dataset providing information on individual workers for year 1998. New work practices which play a key role in the success of the new economy, include job rotation and the use of quality norms. Working conditions are captured by occupational injuries as well as indicators of mental strain. Using Rubin's causal model, we show that, even after controlling for employees and jobs characteristics and correcting for sample selection bias, workers involved in the new work practices still face working conditions that are significantly worse than those of non innovative workers. Mots clefs : pratiques innovantes de travail, technologie de l’information, accidents du travail, conditions de travail

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@inproceedings{Marcus2001NewOP, title={New Organizational Practices}, author={V Marcus and B{\'e}n{\'e}dicte Reynaud and Sylvie Hamon-Cholet and INNOVANTES DE TRAVAIL}, year={2001} }