innovation, well-being, job satisfaction, trade unions

How Does Innovation Affect Worker Well-being?

We explore the effects of management innovations on worker well-being using private sector linked employer-employee data for Britain. We find management innovations are associated with lower worker well-being and lower job satisfaction, an effect which becomes more pronounced when we account for the endogeneity of innovation. This is the case for three different count<br />

measures of innovation Ð a global measure of innovation and measures for labour innovations and capital innovations. The effects are ameliorated when workers are covered by a collective<br />

How Does Innovation Affect Worker Well-being?

Using private sector linked employer-employee data for Britain we explore the effects of management innovations on worker well-being. We find management innovations are associated with lower worker well-being and lower job satisfaction, an effect which becomes more pronounced when we account for the endogeneity of innovation. The effect is ameliorated when workers are covered by a collective bargaining agreement