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Trust as the cement in the employment relationship? The role of trust in different workplace employment relations regimes

Brandl, Bernd (2021) 'Trust as the cement in the employment relationship? The role of trust in different workplace employment relations regimes.', Journal of Organizational Effectiveness: People and Performance, 8 (4). pp. 80-96.

Abstract

This paper addresses the puzzle of why the same workplace employment relations regimes can lead to different performances and why different regimes can produce the same performance. It is argued that the incidence of mutual, and not necessarily unilateral, trust between the employee representation and the management accounts for these differences, as mutual trust fosters information sharing and helps to strike deals that are mutually beneficial. Against the background that the institutional and organisational characteristics of some workplace employment relations regimes also constitutes information sharing and joint decision making, we further argue that mutual trust is a functional equivalent.

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Status:Peer-reviewed
Publisher Web site:https://doi.org/10.1108/JOEPP-08-2020-0139
Publisher statement:This author accepted manuscript is deposited under a Creative Commons Attribution Non-commercial 4.0 International (CC BY-NC) licence. This means that anyone may distribute, adapt, and build upon the work for non-commercial purposes, subject to full attribution. If you wish to use this manuscript for commercial purposes, please contact permissions@emerald.com.
Date accepted:30 December 2020
Date deposited:05 January 2021
Date of first online publication:13 January 2021
Date first made open access:15 March 2021

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