National Employment Systems and Job Autonomy: Why Autonomy is High in the Nordic Countries and Low in the United States, Canada, and Australia

Organization Studies, 1999, 20/2, 257-291

35 Pages Posted: 29 Mar 2014

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Frank Dobbin

Harvard University - Department of Sociology

Terry Boychuk

Macalester College - Department of Sociology

Date Written: 1999

Abstract

We present evidence that across countries, similar jobs carry very different levels of autonomy.

Suggested Citation

Dobbin, Frank and Boychuk, Terry, National Employment Systems and Job Autonomy: Why Autonomy is High in the Nordic Countries and Low in the United States, Canada, and Australia (1999). Organization Studies, 1999, 20/2, 257-291. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2416846

Frank Dobbin (Contact Author)

Harvard University - Department of Sociology ( email )

33 Kirkland Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
United States

Terry Boychuk

Macalester College - Department of Sociology ( email )

1600 Grand Avenue
St. Paul, MN 105-1899
United States

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