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10/02/2012

HRM practices and establishment performance: an analysis using the European Company Survey 2009

EF/11/69/EN


The report provides an overview of the literature on innovative work practices and starts with an inventory of the many practices have been identified as innovative. The analytical part of the paper is based on Eurofound’s own European Company Survey (ECS). The dataset covers 27,160 establishments in 30 countries, probably making it the most extensive dataset ever used for this purpose and the only crossnational attempt. The four performance indicators are used: work climate, the lack of HR problems, labour productivity (compared with competitors) and the economic situation in the establishment.

author(s): European Foundation for the Improvement of Living and Working Conditions – J. Jungblut, D. Storrie
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