Employee share ownership and performance : golden path or golden handcuffs?
Sen Gupta, Sukanya, Whitfield, Keith and McNabb, Bob. (2007) Employee share ownership and performance : golden path or golden handcuffs? International Journal of Human Resource Management, Vol.18 (No.8). pp. 1507-1538. ISSN 0958-5192Full text not available from this repository.
Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09585190701502620
Using matched employer- employee data from the 1998 Workplace Employee RelationsSurvey, it is suggested that the presence of employee share ownership at a workplace is not significantly associated with employee commitment to the organization. There is evidence of a significant negative relationship between share ownership and workplace turnover, which explains part of the positive share ownership/ performance relationship. This calls into question the postulate that share ownership has its main impact upon performance via the closer alignment of employees' and employers' values and interests - the golden path - rather than the lowering of employee turnover - the golden handcuffs.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Subjects:||H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management|
|Divisions:||Faculty of Social Sciences > Warwick Business School > Industrial Relations & Organisational Behaviour
Faculty of Social Sciences > Warwick Business School
|Journal or Publication Title:||International Journal of Human Resource Management|
|Number of Pages:||32|
|Page Range:||pp. 1507-1538|
|Version or Related Resource:||Sen Gupta, S., Whitfield, K. and McNabb, B. (2008). Employee share ownership and performance: golden path or golden handcuffs? Labor and Employment Relations Association (LERA)60th Annual Meeting. New Orleans, 4-6 January.|
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