Co-determination in the network (Mitbestimmen im Netzwerk)

Traditional organisational structures are dissolving and are being replaced by other forms of work organisation - the platform economy is just one example. This requires new ways of representing interests. This article mainly discusses the definition and characteristics of platform economy, the challenges for these platforms, and the role that works councils can play.

Hans Böckler Stiftung (2020), ‘Mitbestimmen im Netzwerk’, Working World, 15ed, 2020.


  • Article
  • Yes
  • no specific sector focus
  • employment status, platform characteristics and business model, representation, industrial relations, social dialogue, social protection
  • German
  • Hans-Böckler-Stiftung (Research institute)
  • 2020
  • Open access
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