by: Freeman, Richard B.; Blasi, Joseph; Kruse, Douglas
Source: National Bureau of Economic Research
Almost half of American private-sector employees participate in shared capitalism? -- employment relations where the pay or wealth of workers is directly tied to workplace or firm performance. In many of these firms employees also participate in employee involvement committees or workplace teams that help management make decisions regarding the economic activities of the firm. Employees in other countries have similar types of pay and work arrangements but the US is arguably the world leader in shared compensation and decision making arrangements.
Link: Shared Capitalism at Work: Introduction
Publication Date: 2008-01-01