Alternative Work Organizations
Palgrave Macmillan, Sep 18, 2012 - Business & Economics - 207 pages
Current and historical examples in the labour movement worldwide have helped to debunk the myth that workers cannot run production. This volume uses geographically and historically diverse examples to analyse the challenges and questions that alternative forms of work present to those involved.
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