This report studies practices in EU establishments for direct and indirect employee participation in decision-making. Indirect employee participation is the involvement of employee representatives in decision-making processes, while direct employee participation describes direct interaction between employers and employees.
European Company Survey 2013
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- 1 May 2012 - 22 June 2017
Eurofound’s European Company Survey (ECS) maps and analyses company policies and practices which can have an impact on smart, sustainable and inclusive growth, as well as the development of social dialogue in companies. This series consists of outputs from the ECS 2013, the third edition of the survey. The survey was first carried out in 2004–2005 as the European Establishment Survey on Working Time and Work-Life Balance.
- Report9 September 2015
Workplace innovation (WPI) refers to practices that enable employees to participate in organisational change in such a way as to improve the quality of their working life and organisational performance. This report examines the motives behind the adoption of WPI and describes its implementation across companies in Europe. It analyses the impacts of WPI from the perspective of the different players – organisation, management, employees and employee representatives – in 51 companies across 10 EU Member States.
- Report27 March 2015
The third wave of Eurofound’s European Company Survey was carried out in 2013. It surveyed management representatives in over 24,000 establishments; where available, employee representatives were also interviewed – in 6,800 of these establishments.Health and well-being at work, Social dialogue, Participation at work, Working time, Sustainable work, Work organisation, Working conditions, Gender equality, Industrial relations, Innovation and job creation in companies, Job quality, Employment and labour markets, Working conditions and sustainable work, Industrial relations and social dialogue
- Résumé19 December 2013
The third European Company Survey (ECS) maps practices in establishments with 10 or more employees across the EU28, and in the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Iceland, Montenegro and Turkey. In all, over 30,000 establishments were surveyed by Gallup Europe, with a target sample size per country ranging from 300 to 1,650. Topics comprise work organisation, human resources (HR) practices, employee participation and social dialogue, and how these practices support ‘smart growth’.
- Report1 May 2012This report is concerned with the development of a quality assurance plan for the 3rd European Company Survey (ECS) detailing the necessary steps both in terms of survey design and quality control of the fieldwork, based on the general framework for quality assurance for Eurofound surveys.