A Political and Economic Case for the Democratic Enterprise

Economics and Philosophy 9 (01):75- (1993)
We consider two reasons why firms should be owned and run democratically by their workers. The first concerns accountability : Because the employment relationship involves the exercise of power, its governance should on democratic grounds be accountable to those most directly affected. The second concerns efficiency : The democratic firm uses a lower level of inputs per unit of output than the analogous capitalist firm
Keywords No keywords specified (fix it)
Categories (categorize this paper)
DOI 10.1017/S0266267100005125
 Save to my reading list
Follow the author(s)
My bibliography
Export citation
Find it on Scholar
Edit this record
Mark as duplicate
Revision history Request removal from index
Download options
PhilPapers Archive

Upload a copy of this paper     Check publisher's policy on self-archival     Papers currently archived: 15,865
External links
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
Through your library
References found in this work BETA

Add more references

Citations of this work BETA
Nien-hê Hsieh (2008). Survey Article: Justice in Production. Journal of Political Philosophy 16 (1):72–100.

Add more citations

Similar books and articles
John Tomasi (2012). Democratic Legitimacy and Economic Liberty. Social Philosophy and Policy 29 (1):50-80.
Sarah Fine (2014). Democracy, Citizenship and the Bits in Between. In Richard Bellamy & Madeleine Kennedy-Macfoy (eds.), Citizenship. Routledge
Lisa Calvano (2007). Promoting Sustainability Through Community-Based Enterprise in Ecuador. Proceedings of the International Association for Business and Society 18:301-305.
James Bohman (2003). Deliberative Toleration. Political Theory 31 (6):757-779.
Patricia H. Werhane (1999). Justice and Trust. Journal of Business Ethics 21 (2-3):237 - 249.

Monthly downloads

Added to index


Total downloads

73 ( #42,419 of 1,724,877 )

Recent downloads (6 months)

45 ( #26,294 of 1,724,877 )

How can I increase my downloads?

My notes
Sign in to use this feature

Start a new thread
There  are no threads in this forum
Nothing in this forum yet.