Work and Wellbeing in the Nordic Countries: Critical Perspectives on the World's Best Working Lives

Work and Wellbeing in the Nordic Countries: Critical Perspectives on the World's Best Working Lives

English | ISBN: 0815387237 | 2018 | 386 pages | PDF | 3 MB

The Nordic countries have the world's best working life. Unlike in many other countries, global competition has not created inequality, uncertainty, long working hours, standardization and restrictive managerial control. The main reason for this lies in the way interests are expressed and conflicts are resolved. Both employees and employers are well organized and both recognize the interests of the other. Working life develops in a constant interaction between conflict and compromise.
This book examines working conditions in Norway, Denmark, Sweden and Finland. It explores how these good working conditions are created and maintained. The chapters explain:
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