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  • Management Practices and Unemployment
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  • David Marsden
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  • Enterprise management involves finding solutions for many problems in which information is incomplete and for which co-operative relationships with employees are needed if the firm’s objectives are to be realised. To this end, management may develop practices one of whose side-effects is to aggravate unemployment. This paper focuses on four broad themes: the first concerns the management contribution to some of the labour market rigidities highlighted in recent reviews of the literature on unemployment; the second concerns how management practices may affect access to jobs for certain categories of workers, and hence their ability to leave unemployment; the third concerns the potential impact of some of the new management practices currently transforming firms in some major sectors of employment. Since many of these practices are to be found in varying degrees in all countries, the fourth section takes a comparative look at the experience of some different countries to ask whether ... Pratique de gestion et chômage La gestion d’une entreprise implique la recherche de solutions à de nombreux problèmes au sujet desquels l’information est incomplète et qui exigent la coopération des salariés afin que l’entreprise puisse atteindre ses objectifs. A cette fin, l’entreprise peut recourir à des pratiques dont l’un des effets secondaires est d’aggraver le chômage. Le présent document traite de quatre grands thèmes : la contribution des pratiques de gestion à certaines des rigidités du marché du travail mises en lumière dans de récentes critiques d’ouvrages consacrés au chômage ; la façon dont les pratiques de gestion peuvent compromettre l’accès à l’emploi de certaines catégories de travailleurs, et donc nuire à leur capacité de sortir du chômage ; les répercussions que peuvent avoir certaines des nouvelles pratiques de gestion qui transforment aujourd’hui les entreprises dans plusieurs grands secteurs de l’emploi. Nombre de ces méthodes étant pratiquées à plus ou moins grands échelle dans tous les ...
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