Self-Managed Working Time and Employee Effort: Microeconometric Evidence

Research, Preprint OPEN
Michael Beckmann; Thomas Cornelissen;
(2014)
  • Publisher: Deutsches Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung (DIW) Berlin
  • Subject: Self-managed working time, employee effort, reciprocity, work ethic, intrinsic motivation, family obligations, complementarity | J81 | M50 | J24 | reciprocity | family obligations | work ethic | complementarity | employee effort | intrinsic motivation | self-managed working time
    • jel: jel:J81 | jel:M50 | jel:J24
      ddc: ddc:330

Based on German individual-level panel data, this paper empirically examines the impact of self-managed working time (SMWT) on employee effort. Theoretically, workers may respond positively or negatively to having control over their own working hours, depending on wheth... View more
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