high involvement management

Publication date: 1 Oct 2008 | Publication type: NIESR Discussion Paper | Theme: Trade, Investment & Productivity | External authors: Bryson, A, Wood, Stephen J | NIESR discussion paper number: 321
We discuss the nature and genesis of high involvement management (HIM) in Britain. Although an increasing proportion of British workplaces have adopted HIM practices over the last quarter century only a minority of managements have a strong high involvement orientation. HIM is associated with Total...
Publication date: 1 Oct 2011 | Publication type: NIESR Discussion Paper | Theme: Trade, Investment & Productivity, Employment & Social policy | Authors: Bryson, A | External authors: Bockerman, P. and Ilmakunnas, P. | JEL classification: I10; J28; J81; M52; M53; M54 | NIESR discussion paper number: 380
Employees exposed to high involvement management (HIM) practices have higher subjective wellbeing, fewer accidents but more short absence spells than 'like' employees not exposed to HIM. These results are robust to extensive work, wage and sickness absence history controls. We present a...
Publication date: 31 Jan 2011 | Publication type: NIESR Discussion Paper | Theme: Trade, Investment & Productivity, Employment & Social policy | Authors: Bryson, A | External authors: Bockerman, P. and Ilmakunnas, P. | JEL classification: J24; J31; J33; M12; M50; M52; M53; M54 | NIESR discussion paper number: 376
Using nationally representative survey data for Finnish employees linked to register data on their wages and work histories we find wage effects of high involvement management (HIM) practices are generally positive and significant. However, employees with better wage and work histories are more...