As theoretical foundation to workers’participation, this text control with company relevant theories of community responsibility explaining to company at first, then from the historical evolution, organization property , organization system and organization function compare and analyze works councils and system of congress of workers and staff of our country, relate to practice how reorientate, go on the discussion congress of workers and staff
This text attempt, overcome described above inclination, in workers’participation most at the representative way of realization foundation that go on in detail investigating to the German works councils, probe into questions such as the historical background , social origin , organizational form , property and function of the system of congress of workers and staff of state-owned enterprise of our country ,etc.
In the companies studied, it is evident that mixed forms of labor regulation have evolved out of the traditional ideal types of representation (self-representation, alternative forms and works councils).
Universal, statutory participation via works councils is proposed as a means of making the right effective.
The insights from institutional economic theories will be applied to two different kinds of employee participation, namely trade unions and works councils.
The paper concludes with the finding that works councils could fulfil an important economic function, by protecting the interests of the employees as well as those of the shareholders.
This paper investigates why the effectiveness of works councils varies across firms.