Trust-Based Working Time and Organizational Performance: Evidence from German Establishment-Level Panel Data

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Beckmann, Michael; Hegedüs, Istvàn;
  • Publisher: University of Basel, Center of Business and Economics (WWZ) Basel
  • Subject: J81 | Deutschland | working time flexibility | M50 | firm performance | J24 | Trust-based working time, working time flexibility, firm performance | Vertrauen | Trust-based working time | Arbeitsproduktivität | Arbeitszeitgestaltung | Unternehmenswachstum
    • jel: jel:J81 | jel:M50 | jel:J24
      ddc: ddc:330

This paper empirically examines the impact of trust-based working time on firm performance using panel data from German establishments. Trust-based working time is a human resource management practice that involves a high degree of worker autonomy in terms of scheduling... View more
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