Work organisation

21 maj 2020

Work organisation is a broad concept that refers to the choices made within organisations regarding different issues such as the structure of the production process, human resource policies, the responsibilities at different hierarchical levels and the design of individual jobs.Read more

Work organisation is a broad concept that refers to the choices made within organisations regarding different issues such as the structure of the production process, human resource policies, the responsibilities at different hierarchical levels and the design of individual jobs. Work organisation is a key element underpinning economic and business development, with important consequences for productivity, innovation, and working conditions.  Eurofound research finds that some types of work organisation are associated with a better quality of work and employment.  Ongoing research by Eurofound, based on EurWORK, the European Working Conditions Survey and the European Company Survey, monitors developments in work organisation.

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Recent updates

European Company Survey 2019: Overview report

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Publications & data

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The sections below provide access to a range of publications, data and ongoing work on this topic. 

  • Publications (424)
  • Data
  • Ongoing work (7)

Data

A selection of related data on this topic are linked below.

Ongoing work

Research continues in this topic on a variety of themes, which are outlined below with links to forthcoming titles.

 

Other ongoing work

  • Investigating the nature of work in digitised workplaces, in particular company approaches to digital devices and their impact on job quality, work organisation and industrial relations