Co-Determination of Labor and Competitiveness: Evidence from Sample of Small Firms from R. Macedonia

12 Pages Posted: 15 Feb 2017

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Dushko Josheski

University Goce Delcev

Marija Sopova

University Goce Delcev

Date Written: February 15, 2017

Abstract

In this paper attempt has been made to explain the association between co-determination and the competitiveness of small firms. The sample consists of 54 small firms (up to 50 employees) from R.Macedonia. Hypothesis set is that employee participation in the decision making process (co-determination) is positively associated with the competitiveness of small firms. Analysis that is applied here is factor analysis and canonical correlations between variables used as proxies for co-determination and competitiveness.

Keywords: co-determination, competitiveness, employee participation

JEL Classification: J5, J53, J54

Suggested Citation

Josheski, Dushko and Sopova, Marija, Co-Determination of Labor and Competitiveness: Evidence from Sample of Small Firms from R. Macedonia (February 15, 2017). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2917100 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2917100

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