Leeds Festival of Economics, Democracy and the Workplace

Leeds Festival of Economics, Democracy and the Workplace
May 04, 2017 - May 05, 2017

Workplace democracy has been the subject of sustained policy interest in the UK and worldwide.

Planned for the 4th and 5th of May 2017 and organised by the WPART project and Leeds University Business School, the Festival will bring together leading academic scholars, researchers, practitioners, students, and members of the general public interested in different forms of workplace democracy, including employee-owned firms, cooperatives, employee representation, and other emerging organisational models.

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As part of the festival, there will be an academic workshop on workplace democracy, employee participation and emerging organizational models. The workshop will take place on the 4th of May and its program is available here: http://wpart-project.eu/workshop/

The aim of the event is to increase public awareness of the wealth of research being conducted in this area in Economics and Management, in dialogue with other disciplines and with the policy community. The Festival is supported by Royal Economic Society and Marie Skłodowska-Curie actions

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