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The university department as a non-profit labor cooperative

  • Estelle James
  • Egon Neuberger
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Abstract

In this paper, the academic department at a university is viewed as a nonprofit labor cooperative. We shall draw on two theoretical strands to analyze its behavior: the growing literature on non-profit organizations (NPO’s) and the literature on collective decision-making. Where appropriate, we shall compare the academic department with other NPO’s and collectives, such as the Yugoslav enterprise and the Israeli kibbutz.1

Keywords

Faculty Member Teaching Technology Academic Department Direct Democracy Teaching Load 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Estelle James
    • 1
  • Egon Neuberger
    • 1
  1. 1.State UniversityStony BrookUSA

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