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Editorial : union strategies and worker engagement with new forms of work and employment

Stewart, Paul and Danford, Andy (2008) Editorial : union strategies and worker engagement with new forms of work and employment. New Technology, Work and Employment, 23 (3). pp. 146-150. ISSN 0268-1072

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Abstract

For the UK government, management and some trade union organisations, the idea behind the concept of the high-performance workplace(HPW)is that it can deliver comparative advantage because it enables firms to deliver increased performance on the basis of socially consensual management practices. There are two aspects to the broad picture of what is meant by socially consensual management practices.