Worker Participation and Profit Sharing
Market economies are called ‘capitalist’ because in such economies most production is carried out in organizations owned by those who supply the firms’ financial capital. A firm is ‘owned’ by its capital investors because, first, the capital investors claim the firm’s net receipts or profits and, second, they have the authority to direct and manage (often indirectly) the firm’s activities.
KeywordsDemocracy Incentives Productivity Profit-sharing Worker participation
JEL ClassificationsJ33 J53 J54
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